Tips & Tools for Parents

July 3, 2014

Don’t swallow the water!

There are lots of scary sounding germs in pools Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Shigella, norovirus, E. coli O157:H7… YIKES! Contrary to popular belief, chlorine does not kill all germs instantly. There are germs today that are very tolerant to chlorine and were not known to cause human disease until recently. Once these germs get in the pool, it can take anywhere from […]

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May 14, 2014

Give our Amazing Teachers something to smile about

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. I will never forget the first thank you card I received when I started teaching. I all but sobbed when I read it. In-fact, I remember all of them and keep them not only physically but in my heart. Kind words stay in our hearts forever and help both the giver […]

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November 8, 2013

Flu season 2013 – vaccinate, wash hands…

Did your family get flu shots yet? It’s not too late. The cold & flu season has started. As the days grow shorter and the holidays approach, we spend more time inside close to our friends and family. It’s this close proximity to each other that increases our chances of catching colds & flus from one […]

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