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This is What Your Boogers Are Made of!

Hey, get your finger outta there! Instead of picking them out, let’s learn about those little blobs. Yeah, we’re talking about boogers. To understand what boogers are, you need to know about mucus (say: myoo-kus). Mucus is the sticky, slimy stuff that’s made inside your nose. If you’re like lot of kids, you have another … Continue reading

Adam, The Life of a Boy With Downs Syndrome

By Sherri L Levesque I was about half way through my pregnancy and we had and ultrasound scheduled for a sex check. Adam’s father was standing there as the ultrasound tech smiled, she knew we had four girls already. She looked very happy “you want to know the sex of the baby” she said. We … Continue reading

4 Android Apps That Can Help Your Kids Sleep And Study Better

Sleep deprivation is a common and major problem for kids these days. Not only does sleep deprivation affect their health and cognitive skills, but it can also affect their academics and relationships. However, the main problem is not about children who are not getting enough sleep, but rather how well they are sleeping. Children between … Continue reading

6 Reasons Why Teenagers Today Are Losing A Lot of Sleep

It is hard to imagine why teens could be losing sleep. They wake up early and are busy the entire day, but, unlike adults, they are healthy and somewhat more carefree. So, they shouldn’t have a problem sleeping, right? This may be true for some, but there are teenagers who have trouble getting valuable snooze … Continue reading

Why Strokes Occur in Children and Young People

By Denise Bloom Many people tend to associate strokes with the older generation, but any person of any age can suffer a stroke and that includes children and teenagers. In the US, around 6 in every 100,000 children suffer a stroke and in fact a stroke is one of the leading causes of child mortality … Continue reading