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Six key injury prevention tips for kids in sports & activities

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 4, 2015 3:33:00 PM

From the importance of sportsmanship, to the ups and downs of winning and losing, sports and recreational activities offer children opportunities to gain great life experience and build confidence. But as the number of children participating in sports increases, so does the prevalence of sports-related injuries. Knowing key injury prevention practices is the first step to encouraging your kids to develop good habits with a focus on injury prevention.

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Tips to prevent identity theft in school aged children

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 26, 2014 11:36:00 AM

In August, my blogs focused on a number of topics parents of school-aged children deal with every year. They were:

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Five tips for getting ready for the new school year

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 19, 2014 9:17:00 AM

If schools in your area haven’t already started, they will be soon. The transition from summer vacation to school can be challenging for you and your child. For my youngest daughter, the days of staying up late and sleeping in until 9:00 or 10:00 will be over. Here are some tips that can help make the transition from summer vacation to school easier for you and your family.

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Prevent common sports injuries with these tips

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 12, 2014 3:00:00 PM

It’s that time of year again. School sports programs are ramping up for the fall season. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that nearly 30 million children and adolescents are active in sports. It’s not surprising, then, that injuries are quite common.

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Does your college student have insurance coverage at school?

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 5, 2014 1:41:00 PM

It’s time for college students to migrate back to school! Before leaving home, students should make sure they have adequate insurance coverage.

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Tips for preventing & treating sports related injuries

Posted by Scott Stueber on Sep 17, 2013 8:46:00 AM

The following is a recap of my interview with athletic trainer, Kyle Butters. Kyle has been a licensed athletic trainer with Aurora Sports Medicine for more than 20 years and is the head athletic trainer at West Bend High Schools. He received his education from the University of Northern Iowa.

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School parking lot safety tips

Posted by Scott Stueber on Sep 3, 2013 12:42:00 PM

It’s hard to believe it’s already September! Where has the summer gone?Today, children will be going back to school. Now that my 16-year-old is driving, I thought it would be a good time to share some safety tips on a common hazardous driving area: school parking lots! Regardless of your child’s age, when that bell rings at the end of the day, the kids scatter in every direction, paying no heed to safety rules. So it’s up to those who are driving to be responsible and take all possible safety precautions.


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Ten tips to save on back-to-school supplies and clothing

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 20, 2013 12:26:00 PM

It’s hard to believe summer has gone by so quickly. The back-to-school ads are in full swing, and in my house, the focus has turned from swimsuits and tanning oil to school supplies. Fortunately, for me, my wife and kids like to shop for school supplies without me. They must have figured out Dad won’t buy the “cool stuff.”

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