PLAYGROUND Magazine Feb/Mar 2022 Health Issue

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The Talk of the Playground

The inside scoop on what’s happening around town for Orlando families!

Words by Wendy Meyer @LittleRebelMom

Healthy Puppy Chow — Delivered! Pawsitively Pure Dog Food is a convenient local delivery service that provides your pups with 100% humangrade food to fuel their bodies with healthy proteins and veggies and leave their tails wagging for more. Carole Brooks created this line of dog food, treats and bone broth to ensure her beloved dog, Ryley Jones, was getting the safest nourishment possible. We tested it, and our pickiest eater cleaned his bowl! The convenience and quality make this a big win in our book.

AdventHealth to Launch Pediatric & Young Adult Mental Health Program Dr. Phillips Charities is giving $6 million to AdventHealth for Children to launch a comprehensive pediatric and young adult mental health program over the next five years. When fully operational, the new Center for Advancement and Support of Youth will provide up to 10,000 child and adolescent psychiatrist visits and 5,500 psychologist visits every year, treating patients ages 6–24 regardless of their families’ ability to pay. It will also serve as an information hub to contact when seeking help.

KEEP>GOING First Aid Kit Developed by a local family, the Peppers, after they traveled to 23 countries in 19 months with their four kids, this fashion-forward yet functional first aid kit has everything your kid will need for any unexpected boo-boo that comes their way. The Kidskit includes cute bandages, custom KEEP>GOING stickers and a well-designed case that attaches easily to a backpack.

Read This!

Sandi Schwartz, a PLAYGROUND contributor, has a new book coming out this March. Finding Ecohappiness: Fun Nature Activities to Help Your Kids Feel Happier and Calmer is all about the benefits of getting outdoors, which is perfect reading alongside our Family-Friendly Hikes story on page 22. 12 PLAYGROUND Feb / Mar 2022

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