Here’s something obvious: healthy children are more ready to learn. Health issues are considered to be outside of the classroom, but affect the child on every school day. So let’s state the obvious: health matters. Professionals draw a line around the professional sphere; health is the family’s business. Parents can set their children up for optimal learning with steps that are sometimes easy, sometimes obvious, and sometimes a lifelong quest. This series of blog posts will address common behavioral and medical issues and opens with roles of parents and professionals.