It’s that time of year, kids are getting ready to head back to school or in some areas have headed back. You are settling back into a routine for school, fall sports is near and lives just get busier. When back to school
begins, not only do you help your kids work through the first day of school jitters, but as a parent, you have the worry and stresses of keeping your kids healthy through the school year. There are some nasty bugs that go around and reality is our kids are susceptible to these illnesses and surely will bring it home to share, and we don’t want that!
With kids returning back to school, how do you keep them healthy through the school year? How do you teach your kids how to protect themselves from germs and to not spread germs? What do you do if they get sick? As a mom of two, who shares the same questions and recently sent my kids back to school, I wanted to get these answers. In this month’s ask an expert, I interview Dr. Ngozi Ogbuehi who is a pediatrician at Texas Children’s Pediatrics Palm Center based in Houston, Texas. I created an amazing video with Dr. Ngozi, however I accidentally deleted the footage (I cried for hours). Don’t worry, I was able to get all the information needed from Dr. Ngozi. Scroll down to read our Q&A. for important tips to set your child for success this new school year.