School Nurse Work Is Fun

I feel guilty! My computer monitor is turned slightly inward to the previously perpendicular, and visible position to the passers by in the office hallway.  My attempts at being less-than-conspicuous as I plug pictures of talking apricots and dinosaur eggs into my PowerPoint presentation feels a little sheepish. After a bit of cross-eyed computer work, I get up to get

Peppermints Makes The Kids Smarter and Calmer

Mints. Just about every child that comes into my office gets a peppermint before leaving. I think that passing along a bit of sweetness helps the day go by better. They see it as a treat; I see it as a little bit of extra health care that will help them in so many different ways.Can peppermint make you smarter?