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Vaping and e-cigarettes: What parents need to know

April 15, 2019 As parents, it can often be difficult to stay on top of all the possible dangers our children are faced with at school or online. more »»

 
 
 
5 mood boosting foods for blues

March 7, 2019 From Memorial Health System Winter blues setting in? You’re not alone. This time of year, shorter days, less sunlight and heavier foods combine to create a less positive outlook. more »»

Hepatitis A Facts

February 6, 2019 By Gwen Crum It seems like every time we turn on the local news, there are reports of Hepatitis A somewhere in the surrounding areas. more »»

Healthy after-school snacking

August 23, 2018 If your kids are like my daughter, the first thing they do upon walking in the door after a long day at school is head straight to the pantry or refrigerator. more »»

Vaccines important to health

January 26, 2018 West Virginia has one of the most comprehensive vaccine regulations in the nation. W.Va. more »»

Dealing with difficult emotions

May 31, 2017 Fear. Shame. Anger. Boredom. Sadness. Disgust. These are feelings we don’t enjoy, and we can often go to great lengths to avoid the. more »»

Healthy eating for families

May 9, 2017 Healthy eating is just one way to help you and your family be happier and healthie. more »»

Going green beyond St. Patrick’s Day

March 9, 2017 With March comes the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, and many classrooms celebrations and activities involve sugar-laden and artificially green treats. This year, use St. more »»

Think outside the chocolates

February 1, 2017 Valentine’s Day seems to revolve around chocolate and candy galore, but have no fear healthier yet still sweet options are out there! Show some love to your hearts and to others this Valentine’s Day... more »»

Homemade baby food safety

January 19, 2017 Introducing solid foods is a monumental step in growth and development and babies often show signs of readiness for pureed foods around 4-6 months. more »»

Make Thanksgiving meaningful

November 1, 2016 What do you think of when you hear the word Thanksgiving? Many of us often associate this holiday with Black Friday shopping. more »»

Fuel for fall sports

October 1, 2016 The transition into the fall season brings exciting changes: cooler weather, a new school year and competitive sports. more »»

Fueling big kids at home, away

May 9, 2016 Middle and high school aged children are at a critical point in their development. more »»

Encourage healthy greens on greenest day

March 7, 2016 Whether or not you have Irish roots, the chances are, your child may be part of the 39 percent of the American population that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. more »»

Prepare fruits, vegetables for heart health

February 9, 2016 Valentine’s Day brightens up a frosty and gloomy February with candy hearts and chocolate. more »»

New Year’s Resolutions

January 14, 2016 The New Year is a great opportunity to incorporate healthy changes into our lives. Too often, though, New Year’s resolutions fail early in the year. more »»

Healthy Holidays

December 7, 2015 The holiday season is a great time for family, friends and food. more »»

Tips on packing healthy school lunches

September 10, 2015 School is back in session and for some of us the task of packing school lunches may be daunting, but it doesn’t have to b. more »»

Safe summer tips

May 26, 2015 While warm weather brings more opportunities for outdoor activities for children, it’s also a good time to be more vigilant regarding safet. more »»

Healthy tech

May 12, 2015 It’s no secret that children love technology. Nowadays, children as young as two can be seen operating their parents’ iPads to pull up an episode of Octonauts. more »»

Grow together

April 13, 2015 Growing season is almost upon us! Go green this year by engaging children in gardening to increase their knowledge, self-confidence and motor skills. more »»

 
 

Moms Club of Parkersburg April 18, 2019

Moms Club of Parkersburg Meets at First Presbyterian Church 9:30 a.m. more »

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