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From The Literacy Site Blog: Bulging Backpacks: 10 Ways to Lighten Your Child’s Backpack

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School children have to carry a heavy load of notebooks, supplies and textbooks, resulting in a bulky backpack that can affect their posture and cause chronic pain. The American Chiropractic Association recommends that a child’s backpack should weigh less than 10 percent of the child’s body weight, so here are some things you can do to lighten the load.

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