In April, many Oklahoma children take a series of educational tests to determine how well they are learning the material taught in the classroom. Throughout the month, school-age children may take one or more Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT), and it’s important for parents to take an active role in helping their children prepare.
On Saturday, April 27 from 8:00am-9:00pm, 50 percent of all smoothie sales at Juiceblendz Café (1200 W Covell, Edmond) will be donated back to specific school sites within the Edmond Public School district.
From playground accidents to teen car crashes, the fear of a child getting a brain injury is one every parent deals with. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, when families and volunteers work together to educate and promote awareness about the 1.7 million brain injuries that occur each year. Here are some quick facts on brain injuries, how to spot them, and what to do about them.
“The Woman by the Side of the Road,” is the latest offering by Oklahoma City author, Dorian Leigh Quillen. The book will be a collection of true, compelling stories of unexpected encounters with strangers who appeared at just the right time to offer hope and encouragement in a dark moment. Quillen is seeking stories that will uplift and encourage readers.
Easter and the spring season is the time of year when baby poultry, including chicks, ducklings, goslings, and baby turkeys are given as gifts or put on display in stores for children to touch and hold. Unfortunately, these popular springtime pets often carry Salmonella, a bacteria that causes diarrheal illness. To avoid the risk of illness, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) urges Oklahomans to use caution in handling baby poultry.
Don’t miss the opportunity to get your child’s portrait made by an award-winning photographer while supporting a great cause.
When your child is involved in sports, it may be necessary, at some point, to confront a coach. These tips from author Todd Parkin will ensure that you don’t fumble the conversation.
Children who learn about finances at a young age develop budgeting and money-saving habits early on in life.
Read Across America Day on March 1, 2013, is the largest celebration of reading in the country and a reminder that reading never goes out of style. Reading is an adventure that begins early in a child's life and should extend beyond the classroom.
Feeding a family well on a budget can be difficult when it seems like prices just keep going up. Here are eight easy ways to save.