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Parenting Children with Additional Needs

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 11, 2021

Every parent is different. But after a diagnosis of disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is very common for parents to feel overwhelmed, shocked, disbelieving, numb, worried or a combination of all these things. Once parents have a diagnosis,…

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Passive Smoking effects on Children

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 14, 2020

Do not smoke and do not allow yourself to your children be exposed to smoke because second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke are just as deadly as first-hand smoke. While first-hand smoke refers to the smoke inhaled by a smoker and…

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Proper Hand Hygiene

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 30, 2020

We consider hand hygiene one of the most important infection control measures for reducing the spread of infection. Hand hygiene is a general term that refers to any action of hand cleansing, such as cleaning your hands with soap and…

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Understanding Chronic Conditions

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 16, 2020

Many people live with chronic conditions, which can cause illness, disability and even death. The term chronic conditions describe a broad range of health conditions, including: chronic and complex health conditions mental illness trauma disability genetic disorders. Chronic conditions: have…

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Staying Active During COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 2, 2020

Self-quarantining, physical distancing, and the closure of many gyms have made it harder to exercise. As many of our daily routines remain restricted during this pandemic, it is difficult to find the motivation to exercise. With the challenges of working…

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Flu Vaccine

By Family Kickstart Georgia | October 5, 2020

Influenza, commonly known as flu, is a highly contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. Vaccination is the best protection against influenza, so for best protection against influenza, people are strongly advised to get the influenza vaccine every year. This…

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Childcare and COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 7, 2020

As a parent, you may wonder how childcare centers are managing during the COVID-19 outbreak. As an educator, you might look for ways to keep kids happy, safe during this time. Fortunately, children do not seem to be at high…

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Allergies in Childhood

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 31, 2020

Allergies happen when your child’s immune system reacts to an allergen in the environment. It might be something like food, dust, mites, or pollen. Allergens cause your child’s immune system to release histamine and other substances into his body, this…

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