Resources on Excessive Use of Electronic Devices by Children

Excessive use of electronic devices by children is detrimental to their health and well-being. A recent New York Times article “Screen Addiction is Taking its Toll on Children” generated over 600 comments and prompts parents to consider how to keep children moving and learning during the summer when it is hot. What do you suggest to families?
American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations:

https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/pages/media-and-children.aspx

National Institutes of Health recommendations: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000355.htm

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LATCH AZ Presentation

Dr. Bergman teleconference

Click here to register.

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Just Between Friends Event

Just Between Friends (JBF) is a seasonal sales event where communities come together to buy and sell the best in gently-used children’s and maternity items at HUGE SAVINGS. All materials are inspected before the sale. These events are locally owned and operated and held twice a year in Tucson.

What Will You Find at JBF Tucson?

  • Infant, Toddler, and School-age Clothing
  • Girls sizes preemie – Juniors
  • Boys sizes preemie – 20
  • Maternity Clothing
  • Infant Care Items (diaper pails, bottles, nursing items)
  • Kid Furnishings (room decor, furniture, pack-n-play)
  • Toys & Play Equipment (large, small, indoor, outdoor)
  • Books, DVDs, Games, Video Games & Systems
  • Arts & Crafts (party supplies, arts/crafts)
  • Strollers & Car Seats
  • Sporting Goods

When: Presale July 23 for first time parents, teachers, military moms, and veterans. For all others, July 24 and 25

Where: TCC

Parking: Free!

Admission: $2

For More Info: http://www.nwtucson.jbfsale.com/homeView.jsp

Please note: the earlier the date and time, the better the selection as it is on a first-come, first-served basis. However, most items are 50% off on Saturday!

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Healthy from the Start World Breastfeeding Awareness Fair

Healthy from the Start

Healthy from the Start flyer, Spanish

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Find the Summer Meals Location Near You!

Summer Meals Locations

To find the location near you that serves Summer Meals, click here. You’ll find a map with each location and all the relevant information about when the meals are served.

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FTF Summit – August 24-25, 2015

FTF Summit

Click here to register for the Summit or here for more information!

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Community Development Program Coordinator at United Way

Community Development Program Coordinator

Highly organized, detail oriented person with good communication skills sought for administrative support position at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona.  Prepares reports, performs data entry, creates purchase orders, assists with logistics for events and meetings, orders supplies, etc. Associate’s Degree in business, office administration or related field and 3-4 years of administrative support experience required. Proficiency in MS Office Suite and excellent customer service skills required. Salary range: $30,000 – $32,000 with full benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@unitedwaytucson.org.

Click here for the detailed position description.

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