Archive for 'Early School'

Heatstroke

Heatstroke

When getting too hot and dehydrated spells danger for your child. Heatstroke Leaving a child to wait for even a few minutes in a car on a hot summer day or the hot sun without any [...]

Eliminating Pesticides

Eliminating Pesticides

Why you’ll want to avoid the use of pesticides in your home. Eliminating Pesticides When summer comes, so come the bugs, and for many out comes the pesticides.  But pesticides are toxic and dangerous not just [...]

Sunscreen Safety

Sunscreen Safety

Just how safe is the sunscreen our children wear?  Sunscreen Safety While protecting our children from the sun is important, so is knowing what we are using to do so. Studies show that in some sunscreens [...]

Sun Safety

Sun Safety

How much unprotected sun exposure is safe for kids? Sun Safety Recently we’ve been hearing how low levels of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, has been linked diseases and health issues in children and adults. On [...]

Benefits of Pets

Benefits of Pets

Why pets are such a great addition to a family.  Benefits of Pets Have you or your children been hankering for a pet?   Whether it’s an iguana, a fish, a gerbil, cat or dog, pets add [...]

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

The sun may seem like a summertime friend, but without the right protection it can also be our children’s enemy. With our depleted ozone layer, in many ways the sun has become more of a danger [...]

Summer Safety for Young Children

Summer Safety for Young Children

Whether camping by a lake or playing at the park, keeping toddlers and preschoolers safe is a matter of vigilance and common sense. Children love to spend time outdoors, and so they should. Outdoor play provides [...]

The Benefits of Daycamps

The Benefits of Daycamps

The many benefits of signing your child up for daycamps. Daycamp Benefits For many parents, childcare can be a big problem during the summer months. But daycamps are a great alternative for summer childcare, offering a [...]

Overnight Camp Readiness

Overnight Camp Readiness

The signs that your child is ready and raring to got to overnight camp. Overnight Camp Readiness Are you thinking that this summer you’re going to send your child off to an overnight camp for a [...]

Helping Kids Who Fail

Helping Kids Who Fail

Helping kids who don’t make the grade and give up on learning. Helping Kids Who Fail For some kids, success in school eludes them.  These are bright kids, but their gifts and learning styles may not [...]