How to combat constipation in children

For many families, the process of teaching children how to transition from diapers to a potty toilet is difficult. It is a large transition to ask a child to completely change the way they’ve been handling their bodily waste. Characterized by the infrequent or difficult passage of stool, constipation often develops around this age of 2 to 4 years old. Continue reading

Local after school program ready to enroll students

The Red Oak afterschool program, serving ages 5 to 13, of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Council has a goal of servicing 95 students. This fall there will be a group leader who will primarily focus on kids from middle school, rather than grouping the middle school kids with younger kids. “It is to help us serve our middle school programs better,” Tasha Chu, Red Oak program director, said. “So that it better meets their needs and focuses in better in where they are in their development.” For example, in excelling their literacy skills the elementary level partakes in read-a-louds, when … Continue reading

Kwong Kow Chinese School ends a summer on a happy note

  Their summer ended with much applause. The Kwong Kow School had their Annual Dim Sim Party, a celebration for finishing the 2014 summer program, on Friday, Aug. 22. It was the last day of the summer program when the Kwong Kow staff and volunteers gather with students and families to eat Dim Sim celebrating the young students’ summer program completion. Students showcase the work that they’ve worked on all summer, which included performances that had the audience clapping and cheering, creating moments of thank you’s and goodbye’s a memorable one. The Kwong Kow staff and volunteers served Arizona green … Continue reading