Articles (LP) http://www.lowcountryparent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=LP01 Articles (LP) en-us <![CDATA[An athlete felled by concussions, despite playing a ‘safer’ sport]]> CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Months later, the father mustered the strength to sort through what was left in his dead son’s bedroom. A Little League photo collage. Mardi Gras beads from that soccer tournament in New Orleans. And a typewritten personal essay tucked into a yellow folder, with a single word...]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[In a reversal, kindergartens are ringing the bell for play inside the classroom]]> PASADENA, Md. — Mucking around with sand and water. Playing Candy Land or Chutes and Ladders. Cooking pretend meals in a child-size kitchen. Dancing on the rug, building with blocks and painting on easels.]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[To cut teen smoking, raise tobacco sales age]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Toddlers have sense of justice, puppet study shows]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Summer Fun Guide: 101 Ways to Play]]> We're all for the lazy days of summer. But sometimes, you've got to get out of the house, whether it's for parental sanity, a change of scenery, or diffusing your kids' pent-up energy.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:25:00 EST
<![CDATA[Product recalls]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Brick builder: LEGO expert ready to oversee Ravenel Bridge replica project]]> As the Lowcountry prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in July, another Ravenel Bridge project is in the works. Unlike its cable-stayed predecessor, which took four years to construct, the new span will rise in two days. No concrete and steel needed for this job. Rather, the bridge builders will use a more...]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:11:00 EST <![CDATA[Follow the leader: The benefits of play]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:04:00 EST <![CDATA[Taking the plunge: A guide to swim lessons and water safety]]> The Lowcountry is blessed with a bounty of beaches, pools and water parks. These spots offer a refreshing respite during the area's scorching summers. But they can also be a danger zone for kids and adults who don't know how to swim.

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<![CDATA[Parents’ denial fuels childhood obesity epidemic]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[The dangers of powdered caffeine]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Health in Brief for June 23, 2015]]> VILLE, Fla. — Florida health officials are warning residents and tourists a rare form of flesh-eating, potentially deadly bacteria has made its way to Florida beaches.]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Study: Green space around schools may boost mental abilities]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Product recalls]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:01:00 EST <![CDATA[Parents going viral with ugly hair cut videos shaming kids]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:19:00 EST