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April 18, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Every year April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Just as it is important to lay a strong foundation when building a house, likewise, when raising children it is important to nurture a strong environment which a child can depend on.  Unfortunately, children may be exposed to toxic stress...

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March 23, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

Overexposed Parents Leading to Distracted Parenting

In today’s day and age, the overuse of technology is affecting many aspects of our lives. We are constantly exposed and connected, leading to an unrealistic expectation of being available all of the time. It can be hard to unplug and step away from the distractions and be present for...

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January 25, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

Supporting Children’s Mental Wellness

As we begin a new year, it’s a great time to focus on mental wellness. Specifically, children’s mental wellness. Regional Medical Center’s (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) reminds parents/caregivers that cultivating a positive environment for children’s mental health is just as important as protecting their physical well-being.  How do we...

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December 7, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

As we venture into the holiday season, it’s a great time to spread awareness and recognize that December is “Safe Toys and Gifts” month. While selecting the perfect gift for the children in your life, safety needs to be in the forefront of your mind. Injuries and accidents are common...

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November 30, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Internet Safety For Kids

The internet is a great tool to learn, shop, play games and talk to your friends. However, the internet is also a very dangerous place for kids to roam free. Unfortunately, this is a platform where thieves and predators prey. It’s our responsibility as parents to teach our children how...

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Protective Factors in our Community

November 1, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Protective Factors in Our Community

We all want the best for our children. Every child should have the opportunity to grow up feeling safe and loved. Regional Medical Center Parents As Teachers is focusing on prevention of child abuse and neglect by educating and promoting protective factors in your family and community. Protective factors are...

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 24, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Halloween Safety Tips

Brought to you by RMC Parents As Teachers Halloween is always a fun and exciting time for our youth. Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents As Teachers want everyone to have a fun, safe holiday! Please keep in mind these safety tips and review them with your child(ren): Always monitor pumpkin...

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September 27, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Car Seat Safety Tips

Did you know that using the correct child safety seat can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent? Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in a crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13....

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April 22, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Delaware County Proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

On Monday, April 4, 2022, a proclamation was signed by the Delaware County Supervisors to acknowledge April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Morgan Neuhaus, Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers Supervisor, presented the proclamation before the county on behalf of the Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Iowa organization to support...

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Time for Detox

March 15, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Time for Digital Detox

Is technology taking up the majority of you and your children’s time? Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) have some ways to help your family detox from electronic devices.  Turn your digital detox into a family challenge. Children love challenges and participating in group challenges allows everyone to get...

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Cold Weather Safety

January 31, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Cold Weather Safety

Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) provides ways to help keep you and your family safe during these cold months.   Car Seats & Winter CoatsIn efforts to keep your little ones warm, remember to not buckle your child into a car seat with a bulky winter coat/snowsuit. For...

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January 20, 2022 in News, Parent Education & Support

Mr. Smiley Gives Back

Brought to you by Regional Medical Center’s Parents as Teachers Aidan Bailey, owner of Mr. Smiley’s Creations, provided a generous donation to the Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) program. The donation included children’s pillows, pillow cases and Valentine’s Day outfits. These items will be shared with families...

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