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Parents Daily News Roundup

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Schools Restore Fresh Cooking to the Cafeteria
When classes start on Thursday, the district will make a great leap forward — and at the same time back to the way it was done a generation ago — in cooking meals from scratch.

More Unwed Parents Live Together, Report Finds
The number of Americans who have children and live together without marrying has increased twelvefold since 1970, according to a report released Tuesday. The report states that children now are more likely to have unmarried parents than divorced ones.

Study: 1 in 5 American children lives in poverty
Researchers find 14.7 million children were poor in 2009, 2.5 million more than in 2000.

Kids with nut allergies feel teased, excluded
According to a new study conducted in the U.K., families with children who are living with this potentially life-threatening condition often feel isolated, stigmatized, or unfairly excluded from activities, due to the allergies.

More Kids Hospitalized for Flu, Skin Infections
There was a dramatic increase in the number of children’s flu-related hospital stays in the United States between 2000 and 2009, a federal agency says.

Epileptic boy’s book helps raise money for seizure dog
Evan Moss, 7, wrote ‘My Seizure Dog,’ which has earned enough in donations to help buy a service dog for himself — and four more kids.

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Parents Daily News Roundup

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Four Parenting Styles That Impact Your Child’s Mental Health
The results of a three-year study show that matching your parenting style to your child’s personality can greatly reduce the youngster’s risk of depression and anxiety.

Breakfasts With Protein, Fiber Start the School Year Right
New research shows that you’ll feel full longer and may get less hungry throughout the day if your first meal has protein-rich foods, such as eggs, Greek yogurt, low-fat dairy products or lean meat, and fiber-filled fare, such whole-wheat bread, whole-grain cereal, fruit and vegetables.

More Children Hospitalized With Skin Infections
Severe skin infections that resist antibiotics have become one of the most common reasons children are hospitalized, new data show.

Athletes to Get Help Prepping for College
The students will learn rudimentary study skills and time-management techniques; take an SAT preparation course designed by The Princeton Review; and discover how to navigate the admissions process and financial aid. This College Readiness Initiative is the latest push by the Boston Scholar Athlete Program, a charitable foundation working to fix chronic failings in Boston’s high school sports programs.

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