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Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn properly, they can cause short- or long-term problems in kids’ muscles, joints and—well—back.So what’s the right way to wear and carry a backpack? What else should you know so we can keep our learners in good physical health? Dr. Phil Mack, orthopedic surgeon with Connecticut Children’s, has answers.

6 Ways to Update Your Child’s Back-to-School Wardrobe!

6 Ways to Update Your Child’s Back-to-School Wardrobe!

One of our favorite traditions as Moms is back-to-school clothing shopping. But recently, we’ve been trying to invest in a few well-made, classic, but still fun and colorful pieces our kids will want to wear again and again. Also, we want them to be durable enough...

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