In Wisconsin, sexting (which includes the sending, receiving, and/or forwarding of sexually explicit messages, images, photos, videos, etc.) falls under the child pornography laws. Under Wisconsin’s child pornography law, it is illegal to possess or view a visual depiction of a child engaged in sexual conduct—including depictions sent via text message.
Whether a child was just diagnosed with diabetes this summer, or has had diabetes for years, now that the school year is well underway, many families have questions about school resources available for children with diabetes. It can be frightening for parents to send their children off to school with a health issue, such as type 1 diabetes, that requires round-the-clock care. Students have a right to safe diabetes care in school and this right is backed by state and federal laws. Now is a great time to review some of the systems in place to help keep kids with diabetes safe at school.
Getting ready to start a new school year can be a time of anxiety and even stress for any family, but especially those families who are managing a chronic illness.
In the weeks before school starts, it can be helpful to begin transitioning back to a school year routine – that might include going to bed and getting up earlier, maybe even shifting eating schedules to more closely align with the school day.
For many children in our area, next Tuesday marks the first day back to school! Although this is a very exciting time of year for all, there are a few things that we all need to be reminded about to help ensure that heading back to school is safe for all.
“I’m a little graduate
Aren’t you proud of me?
I know my numbers and ABCs
I made lots of friends and had fun, too
Now, I’m off to big kids’ school!”
The sweet little ditty my son Benjamin and his classmates sang at junior-K graduation, to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot,” was enough to turn this mama into an emotional puddle. (And don’t even get me started on the caps and gowns.)
I blinked, and five years just flew by. Our baby boy is (proudly) off to kindergarten.
Soon, we’ll be scouring Target and Amazon to check off our list of supplies, and loading up the Kylo Ren backpack. As summer begins and we prepare for The Big Day around the bend, two big questions loom in my heart and my mind: Read more