School's back in session and as teachers and students get back into fall routines, it's likely your kid will come home sick at some point. Dr. Brittany Daniels, a St. Anthony pediatrician, reports it's definitely the time of year for children to come down with illnesses. The most common things Daniels sees kids catch at school are stomach bugs and strep throat.
October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. To many families, that might not mean much. To Ali Dodd, it's an opportunity for her to get a few more people thinking about unsafe sleep. In April, Ali's son died a preventable death at a local in-home day care. He was unbuckled in his car seat and his sleeping position caused his airway to be blocked and he suffocated.
Oklahoma City dad Ben Flint knows two things well: parenting and comedy. He combines the best of both in his upcoming comedy show, Sick and Tired: Stand-up Comedy by Parents for Parents. The goal of the event is to provide an affordable date night that’s truly worth the babysitter’s fare.
We swell with pride when we hear about local kids being good citizens and meeting the needs of others in the community. The Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma recently recognized seven local girls with Gold Awards, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. These girls were awarded for their outstanding community achievements. Read about their work below.
Looking for a chance to be on television? We've just heard about a great opportunity to get your kids on a local commercial.
September is National Recovery Month. To mark the occasion, two local organizations are sponsoring a special family event to help connect people with resources to help. Connecting through Restoration is a special event that will be hosted from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 11 at The Miller Grill at 326 Elm Ave. in Yukon. The event was organized by The Not Alone Project and The Good Fight Church.
A magic show for the whole family is headed to Oklahoma City and we got in touch with one of the show's top performers to get the inside scoop on the upcoming event. The Illusionists-Live from Broadway is coming to Oklahoma City Sept. 15-17. The show has been on international stages and recently finished a run on Broadway.
From picking a university to actually getting in, there are a lot of challenges teens face as they prepare to pursue higher education. We reached out to Terrie Shipley, a local educational planner, to give a few tips to our readers who are navigating this difficult process.
AAA Oklahoma reports 669,000 students across Oklahoma are expected to head back to the classroom this month. With so many kids out and about, it's important to remind yourself of some road procedures that will keep local kids safe.
There's no question back-to-school shopping is expensive. As thousands of Oklahoma City kids are ending their summer by heading to the mall with their parents, one local boutique is helping ease the financial burden of the back-to-school season for a handful of foster parents.