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Myra Miller

The year was 1978

I will be celebrating my 40th high school class reunion from Eunice High School next week. (Yes, I know, I don’t look that old, ha!)
I started thinking earlier this week, what happened or what events took place in Eunice in 1978. I did my research at my work desk and this is what I discovered.

Promote healthy eating habits for your children

Parents can create healthy eating habits by becoming an example at home.
Your kids will eat balanced nutritional school lunches while away from home. The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives you suggestions on how to prepare nutritious snacks and meals at home, and for those parents who prepare school lunches for their kids, what kinds of foods to pack.

Myra Miller

How parents can motivate students

Motivating kids to be excited about their schoolwork at the start of the new school year sometimes can be difficult.
But parents can explore various strategies that can help their children adjust to life in the classroom and motivate them to perform to the best of their abilities.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives parents suggestions on how to keep your child focused on their studies.

School hygiene tips

For those parents with children in school trying to keep them healthy at school can be tricky.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives parents tips on how to keep students healthy at school and at home.
Children are in close contact with others at schools and day care facilities, where germs can be easily transmitted. Children may not be as conscientious as adults in regard to the health risks associated with poor hygiene.

Myra Miller

Steps to calm the choas of school mornings

School mornings tend to be hectic at home for some families. With the summer school break ending, families are trying to get into a routine for their school-age children.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives you some tips on how to prepare ahead and make the early school morning go smoother.
Mornings can test the patience and stamina of busy families as adults and children hurry to get out the door on time. Starting off the morning already stressed can lead to feeling tense throughout the rest of the day.

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