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Bath County News-Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper July 28, 2010 • 9 products, water and 100 percent fruit juice in the vending machines. • Each 12-ounce SCHOOL FROM soft drink contains ap- PAGE 8 proximately 10 teaspoons of sugar and 150 calories. Walking to School Drinking just one can of • Make sure your soda a day increases a child's walk to a school child's risk of obesity by is a safe route with well- 60%. Restrict your child's trained adult crossing soft drink consumption. guards at every intersec- BULLYING tion. • Be realistic about Bullying is when one your child's pedestrian child picks on another skills. Because small child repeatedly. Bullying children are impulsive can be physical, verbal, or and less cautious around social. It can happen at traffic, carefully consider school, on the playground, whether or not your child on the school bus, in the is ready to walk to school neighborhood, or over the without adult supervi- Internet. sion. • If your child is When Your Child Is young or is walking to Bullied new school, walk with . Help your child them the first week to learn how to respondby make sure they know the teacTfing your child how route and can do it safe- to: ly. 1. Look the bully in the • Bright colored eye. clothing will make your 2. Stand tall and stay child more visible to driv- calm in a difficult situa- ers. tion. • In neighborhoods 3. Walk away. with higher levels of traf- . Teach your child tic, consider starting ahow to say in a firm voice. "walking school bus," in 1. don't like what you which an adult accompa- are doing." nies a group of neighbor- 2. "Please do NOT talk hood children walking to to me like that." school. 3. "Why would you say EATING DURING thatT' THE SCHOOL DAY • Teach your child • Most schools reg- when and how to ask for ularly send schedules of help. cafeteria menus home. . Encourage your With this advance infor- child to make friends with mation, you can plan on other children. packing lunch on the days . Support activities when the main course isthat interest your child. one your child prefers not. Alert school offi- to eat. cials to the problems and • Try to get your work with them on solu- child's school to stocktions. healthy choices such as . Make sure an fresh fruit, low-fat dairy adult who knows about • i ll" the bullying can watch out for your child's safety and well-being when you cannot be there. When Your Child Is the Bully • Be sure your child knows that bullying is never OK. • Set firm and con- sistent limits on your child's aggressive behav- ior. • Be a positive role mode. Show children they can get what they want without teasing, threaten- ing or hurting someone. • Use effective, non- physical discipline, such as loss of privileges. • Develop practical solutions with the school principal, teachers, coun- selors, and parents of the children your child has bullied. When Your Child Is a Bystander • Tell your child not to cheer on or even quietly watch bullying. • Encourage your child to tell a trusted adult about the bullying. • Help your child support other children who may be bullied. En- courage your child to in- clude these children in activities. • Encourage your child to join with others in telling bullies to stop. BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE • During middle childhood, youngsters need supervision. A re- sponsible adult should be available to get them ready and off to school in the morning and watch over them after school un- til you return home from work. • Children ap- proaching " adolescence i I Pancake Breakfast (11- and 12-year-olds) staff-to-child ratio, and• Be available to should not come home to the rooms and the play-answer questions and of- an empty house in the af- ground should be safe, fer assistance, but never ternoon unless they show DEVELOPING GOOD do a child's homework for unusual maturity for their HOMEWORK AND her. age. STUDY HABITS • Take steps to help • If alternate adult" Create an envi- alleviate eye fatigue, neck supervision is not avail- ronment that is condu-fatigue and brain fatigue able, parents should make cive to doing homework,while studying. It may be special efforts to super- Youngsters need a perma- helpful to close the books vise their children from a nent work space in their for a few minutes, stretch, distance. Children should bedroom or another partand take a break periodi- have a set time when they of the home that offerscally when it will not be are expected to arrive at privacy, too disruptive. home and should check in • Set aside ample ° If your child is with a neighbor or with a time for homework, struggling with a particu- parent by telephone. • Establish a house- lar subject, and you aren't • If you choose a hold rule that the TV set able to help her yourself, commercial after-schoolstays off during home-a tutor can be a good so- program, inquire about work time. lution. Talk it over with the training of the staff. Supervise com- your child's teacher first. There should be a high puter and internet use. i, at BETHEL FIRE DEPARTMENT SATURDAY : July 31, 2010 Breakfast served from 7:00 am to 11:00 am (includes pancakes, choice of sausage or bacon, choice of milk, juice or coffee) $5.00 all you can eat!!!! (All proceeds go to the Bethel Volunteer Fire Depart- ment Auxiliary.) 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