A baby will need 6,000–9,000 diaper changes from birth to potty training. At a cost of approximately $3,000, many Oklahomans have to choose between buying diapers for their child or putting food on the table. To emphasis the importance of diapers, the week of September 10–17 is National Diaper Needs Awareness Week.
State health officials warn that favorable conditions continue for the spread of West Nile Virus. Oklahomans are urged to “fight the bite” and take precautions to protect themselves against mosquito bites.
Early Birds classes offered for parents in Oklahoma City Public School districts
Munchkins are needed to represent the Lollypop Guild and the Lullaby League! Not only that, but a casting call is being made for other roles in Rose State College’s upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz,” due to go on stage Nov. 2-4.
Back-to-school means back to busy streets. Review these bus safety tips from the National Highway Safety Administration with your kids to help them stay safe.
As the numbers of West Nile Virus (WNV) cases in Oklahoma continue to climb, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) is advising residents to take extra precautions against the mosquito-borne illness by avoiding mosquito bites and reducing habitat where mosquitoes live and breed.
Congratulations to Christina T. of Edmond for submitting the winning entry to our Share Your Summer Story Contest! Christina won a Kindle Fire for her story submission, which you can read here.
Did you enjoy watching the Olympics with your children? And do your kids wonder why the games are over so quickly? Continue that fascination with sports going (and start planning your 2014 winter Olympics watching!) with these titles:
Knowing how to make a 9-1-1 call could be the most crucial skill a parent could teach their children, especially at a young age.
Summer reading for everyone! Check out these titles for children of all ages from Random House books.