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CHARITY OF THE WEEK: Children’s Hunger FundChildren’s Hunger Fund (CHF) delivers hope to suffering children by equipping local churches for gospel-centered mercy ministry. CHF has practiced Gospel-centered mercy ministry for more than twenty years. Since 1991, 99% of CHF’s total contributions—over 1 billion dollars in food and other aid—have been distributed through programs serving more than 20 million children across America and around the world.Since inception, 99% of all contributions to CHF have been used for programs serving children in need.To learn more about Children’s Hunger Fund or to offer your support, visit:http://childrenshungerfund.org/

CHARITY OF THE WEEK: Children’s Hunger Fund

Children’s Hunger Fund (CHF) delivers hope to suffering children by equipping local churches for gospel-centered mercy ministry. 

CHF has practiced Gospel-centered mercy ministry for more than twenty years. Since 1991, 99% of CHF’s total contributions—over 1 billion dollars in food and other aid—have been distributed through programs serving more than 20 million children across America and around the world.

Since inception, 99% of all contributions to CHF have been used for programs serving children in need.

To learn more about Children’s Hunger Fund or to offer your support, visit:http://childrenshungerfund.org/

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

As scientists learn more about psoriasis, more therapeutic options are becoming available for patients with this skin disease. Understanding how psoriasis develops enables them to target different steps in the disease pathway to broaden the types of treatments available. http://1.usa.gov/1u1984M via SocialRugrats.com

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

Whether your child is an athlete who needs extra calories for that after-school game, or a teenager trying to maintain a healthy weight, here are four tips for making a nutritious lunch. http://1.usa.gov/1pJix1v via SocialRugrats.com

WANTED: Consumers to Report Problems

Had an issue with a medicine, medical device, or food product and did not know who to notify? FDA’s MedWatch is here to help. http://1.usa.gov/1tRyn9M via SocialRugrats.com

WEEKLY FAMILY TRADITION: Back-to-School tradition—Read “Oh the Places You’ll Go”. This book is a perfect gift for kids and adults of all ages and for so many occasions. When your child enters kindergarten, present this book to them and read it before bed the night before their first day of school. The book’s message about possibilities that any new beginning holds will inspire and excite kids year after year. To make this tradition even more special, the book can be signed by each teacher the child has. Make it an annual tradition by reading it the eve of the start of each new school year.

WEEKLY FAMILY TRADITION: Back-to-School tradition—Read “Oh the Places You’ll Go”. 

This book is a perfect gift for kids and adults of all ages and for so many occasions. When your child enters kindergarten, present this book to them and read it before bed the night before their first day of school. The book’s message about possibilities that any new beginning holds will inspire and excite kids year after year. To make this tradition even more special, the book can be signed by each teacher the child has. Make it an annual tradition by reading it the eve of the start of each new school year.

Is the Myth of Perfection Keeping You From Parenting Well?Check out this inspiring article via Creative With Kids http://creativewithkids.com/myth-of-the-perfect-parent/

Is the Myth of Perfection Keeping You From Parenting Well?

Check out this inspiring article via Creative With Kids 

http://creativewithkids.com/myth-of-the-perfect-parent/

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No!

Some companies are marketing untested, unproven, and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat, or cure concussions and other traumatic brain injuries. http://1.usa.gov/1pyTmyH via SocialRugrats.com

Did you hear about the kid who drank 8 lemonades?

Did you hear about the kid who drank 8 lemonades?

FDA’s MedWatch Safety Alerts: July 2014

FDA warns consumers to avoid a weight loss supplement that contains undeclared drug ingredients; lack of sterility and particles in an anesthetic. http://1.usa.gov/1pf4MaO via SocialRugrats.com