• Coordinated School Health

    Here are some sites that you can visit for information to make your life and your families life healthier... Please contact me if you have any questions or suggestions.
    "Schools have a wealth of potential for ensuring the future well-being of young people. You can't educate a child who isn't healthy, and you can't keep a child healthy who isn't educated."

    -- M. Jocelyn Elders, MD

    Kids Health for Parents Doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Information includes articles on nutrition and fitness based on child's age.
    Game On An all-inclusive fun event for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and others to celebrate coming back to school. Events integrate nutrition, physical activity, and learning through a series of activity stations that will stimulate minds and bodies.
    Kidnetic Site that communicates healthy eating and active living information in meaningful and relevant ways to kids aged 9-12 and their families. It is intended to encourage kids and their families to begin the process of behavior change toward healthy lifestyles.
    Nutrition Explorations Site to find practical, up-to-date information parents can use to help balance good nutrition and a busy family schedule, including recipes, expert interviews, snack and meal tips, and more.
    Low Income Nutritional Support Homepage for WIC, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, that serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk, by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
    Parent Action for Healthy Kids© Parent Action for Healthy Kids© is designed to help connect parents, communities, and schools to improve the health and well-being of children and youth. The aim of Parent Action for Healthy Kids© is to provide parents with the best resources available so they can advocate for improved health initiatives in communities and schools.
    National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy seeks to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.
    Talk Early & Talk Often ©, MI Parent Resources The nationally recognized Talk Early & Talk Often© parent education initiative aimed at helping parents of middle school youth talk with their child about abstinence and sexuality continues to be offered to parents in the school, community, healthcare, or church setting.
    Kids Health What should you expect as your child grows? Learn how to understand and deal with your child's changing body and mind from infancy through the teen years.

Last Modified on January 30, 2011