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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, playing sports in the summer heat is safe, although it is recommended that certain precautions be taken in order to avoid heatstroke. This statement, along with new guidelines, came [...]
How to keep your children safe when out riding their bicycles. Summer Cycling Safety Cycling is a great activity for children. Hopping on a bike can be a lot of fun and kids get a real [...]
How to keep your children safe and sound around a backyard pool. Pool Safety Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related deaths in North America. And if you have a backyard pool, the [...]
Why leaving a child unattended in a car just isn’t acceptable. Kids, Cars and Heatstroke Every year across North America children die after being left unattended in cars, particularly during the hot days of summer. While [...]
The now familiar SPF numbers tell how much protection you will receive against sunburns from UVB rays. U.S. consumers will soon know just how much protection each sunscreen product will provide from cancer causing UVA rays. [...]
Injuries are one of the leading causes of hospitalization in children under five – which is why you’ll want to child proof your home now. Once your baby becomes mobile, child proofing your home is vital. [...]
One of the most difficult things for many parents is allowing their children to walk to school on their own. However with a few rules and a lot of common sense, walking to school can be [...]
Studies reveal that there are over a half of a million childhood pharmaceutical poisonings in North America each year, despite the years of improved child-proofed packaging. According to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the [...]
It’s important to teach our children to be more than mere by standers when they witness bullying. Dealing With Bullying When it comes to bullying, there’s the bully, the victim and the bystander. Most kids fall [...]
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