Pets are an important part of most of our lives. In fact, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), over 60 percent of US households have pets, and more than 161 million of these pets are cats and dogs.
Blooming flowers, budding leaves on the trees and warmer temperatures are welcome signs of spring. But there’s one springtime sight that causes a collective groan around the Lowcountry: yellow pollen.
For allergy sufferers, blooming trees and grasses mean a season of sneezing and sniffles. It’s impossible to escape the pollen, but there are some ways to make spring allergy season more bearable, says Dr. Carolyn Word with Charleston Allergy & Asthma.
As adults, we don’t operate in a vacuum. Our lives are influenced by the natural world around us and by our community. So, it stands to reason education should function in the same way. Setting children up for future success starts with a holistic approach to education that incorporates the environment – both the natural world and the peers around us.
It’s almost time to pull out your shorts and tank tops! Unfortunately, that means it’s almost time for some families to pull out the tissues and allergy medicines, too.
If your child is dreading spring weather because of seasonal allergies, it may be worth scheduling an appointment with an allergist so they can live a more enjoyable day-to-day lifestyle.
A child falling behind in school should never be ignored. Approximately 13-14 percent of students qualify for special education services and 50 percent of those students have a learning disability, according to the International Dyslexia Association. A vast majority of these individuals have a primary disability in reading and language processing, such as dyslexia.
Now in its ninth year, Pork & Pearls is an event for the entire family. The oyster and pig roast will be bigger and better than ever this year. Held on Daniel Island, the event benefits Windwood Family Services, an organization that has been helping abused and neglected children across South Carolina for more than 30 years.
Plenty of research supports the concept that hands-on learning leads to greater educational understanding and overall cognitive development. Hands-on learning at the preschool level sets children up for a lifetime of educational success. Preschool of the Arts in Mount Pleasant … Read More