Allergies are on the rise! No one has quite figured out all the answers at this point. There’s the “hygiene hypothesis”, which we spoke about previously and other areas of intense on-going research beyond the scope of this post today.A parent wondered recently and asked if her 13-month old son could be having nasal allergies? My answer was, Yes. This surprised her and this is why. This parent realized and correctly so that you can only respond with allergy-type symptoms to something you’ve been exposed to and subsequently sensitized to. The baby at 13-months old has barely gone through his first allergy season and presumably his very first exposure to the annual tide of environmental allergens (trees, weeds, grasses) and really unlikely to be reacting now, let alone mount an allergic response barely after the first year of exposure.
Cambridge Academy Charter School of Queen Creek, Arizona is partnering with Hands in Service of Arizona for a children helping children aluminum can recycling project called "Cans 4 Kids".
The 18 classrooms at Cambridge Academy, located in Queen Creek, are competing to bring in the most cans by the 20th of December. The winning classroom will receive a visit from Tummy Yummie Ice Cream Truck, an affiliate of Hands in Service in Arizona.
We have choices in life. This letter asks you to make one.
I’m writing to all Arizonans because I think it is time we choose. Not Obama and not Romney, but Arizona and Arizona’s children.
Program will encourage childhood reading, support new, more rigorous academic standardsGovernor Jan Brewer today unveiled her new Summer Reading List Program, a statewide collaborative effort to encourage Arizona children to improve their reading skills over the summer break. The Governor announced the initiative while speaking to schoolchildren and staff at Acacia Elementary School, in Phoenix.
Everley weighed 7lbs 5oz and was 20" long at birth.
Mother, father, and baby are all doing fine!
When asked what the father thought of Banner Ironwood, "The experience was much better than expected. As a first time Dad, I was pretty nervous, but all of the doctors and nurses more than exceeded our expectations. Thank you Banner Ironwood!"