Bright Futures: Family Matters
- Summer 2008 - Healthy Oral Health
Information on maintaining healthy oral health and promoting oral health at home for babies, young children, teens, and children with special health needs. Partner HIghlight in this issue is the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. What's New in Research discusses the significance of smiling to overall well-being. Family Resource Corner offers tips and tools from Mouth Power, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Tidbits in this issue focus on the Maternal & Child Health Library's Knowledge Paths.
- Spring 2008 –Taking the Lead
Information on parent leadership with supports and training resources including Johns Hopkins Maternal and Child Health Leadership Skills Development Series, Partners in Policy Making, W. K. Kellog Foundation toolkits, National Foster Parents Association, and Parents Anonymous. Partner Highlight in this issue is the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. What's New in Research looks at the importance of health literacy skills. Family Resource Corner offers information on Title V Toolkit, 4-H Clubs, Parent Leadership Checklist and more!
- Winter 2008 – Weighty Matters
Information on healthy weight in our children and families to curb childhood obesity, including how to stop bombardment of junk food ads, promote healthy eating, ban junk food in schools, serve healthier school snacks, tax the fatteners, stop underwriting the cost of junk food, make healthy food more affordable, label of food in chain restaurants, parents and schools working together, and exercise for everybody. Partner Highlight in this issue is The National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality. What's New in Research looks at youth reading habits. Family Resource Corner provides information on children and media, junk food IQ, teens making good food-choices, snacking, exercise, and more!
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