Kids already assume a heavy burden when they return to school in the fall, so don’t make it worse with a heavy backpack. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions to help reduce your child’s chances of pain and injury: Make sure your child’s pack has a padded back and wide shoulder straps […]
Each day, you send your child off to school. You make sure he has his lunch, homework and books—which are all placed in his backpack. Once the backpack is loaded, out the door he goes.