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“When one member joins, the whole family serves.” You have heard it a thousand times, but what does it mean to your family? The National Military Family Association believes that when the spouse and children are taken care of, the service member can better focus on his or her mission.
Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment. It is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world's most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels.
SAVING WATER AT HOME
Tucson residents are world-class water savers. Our combined average daily residential and non-residential water consumption (known as "per capita" water consumptionŸ??gallons per capita per day, or gpcd) is generally 160 gallons. That's far below the average rates in other parts of Arizona and the western United States.
Mother's Oasis Center for Emotional Wellness supports women's emotional health in pregnancy and new motherhood. We are here to serve the women of Tucson who have mood and emotional health issues during pregnancy and the postpartum period. We offer support groups, counseling, phone consultation, classes, home visits, massage therapy, and lactation consultation.
Call us at: (520) 202-1987
1. SIT DOWN with your child and look over the report card.
2. PRAISE YOUR CHILD. Find at least one good thing: attendance, no tardies.
3. BE CALM! Let your child tell you about his poor grades.
4. ASK how you can help your child do better.
5. ASK what your child can do to make better grades.
6. MAKE A PLAN with your child's teacher to help your child do better.
Tooth decay is actually an infectious disease that is transmitted from caregiver to child between the ages of 6 and 36 months of age. A bacteria called mutans streptococci is mainly responsible. Babies are born without this bacteria but become infected through intimate contact (sharing utensils, etc.) with caregivers (usually mothers). Ways to prevent tooth decay in young children: * Do not share utensils (spoons, straws, etc.) with your child.
Why can't I use the elevator instead of the stairs during a fire alarm? It isn't appropriate to use an elevator during a fire or similar building emergency. Elevators are designed to be recalled to a floor, usually the lobby, during alarm conditions. In unusual circumstances, an elevator malfunction might cause the elevator to travel to the fire floor, thus exposing the occupants to the fire.