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PARENTING: Some Kids Are Actually Allergic to the Cold
While some kids complain about cold weather and other kids seem to get sick during cold weather, a small number of them actually develop an allergic reaction to it.
Just like with food and pollen allergies, reactions can include rashes, hives, closing of the throat and general itchiness.
Parents of kids who suffer from cold have to make special arrangements to keep them in warm places. Even cold countertops, cold bathtubs, ice cream, popsicles, air-conditioning and cold drinks can trigger a reaction.
This sort of makes a simple peanut allergy seem like no big deal. (Yahoo News)
SCHOOL DAZE: Debt Stress Causing Students to Perform Poorly in Class
According to a new survey, financial worries that college students are faced with are the main source of stress while they are still in school.
And, it’s getting so bad that it’s affecting their performance in school.
About 60 percent of surveyed students reported that they regularly worried about having enough money to cover everyday costs – and this worry is distracting students from their studies. (InsideHigherEd.com)