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How to become a greener family one step at a time Green Families Surveys show that Canadians consider the environment and climate change to be their number one concern. But worrying about the environment and actually [...]
One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the love of music. Fortunately it doesn’t require expensive lessons and instruments to do this. Singing, even speaking in a sing-song voice to children is [...]
Ideas on how to pack a green lunch for your child. Green Lunches At one time, school lunches created a mountain of garbage every single day. Not so anymore. With a little thought and planning, packing [...]
Last week in Wales a young man died of measles, a highly contagious disease and one that is easily preventable with vaccination. It is a reminder to parents everywhere of the importance of vaccinating children against [...]
How to reduce your family’s exposure to electro pollution. Electro Pollution Over the past several years there have been concerns raised about electro-magnetic radiation. While there hasn’t been anything conclusive, there is growing concern over what [...]
Why it’s so important that children wear helmets. Helmet Safety and Head Injuries Children aged 0 to 4 years, and teens 15 to 19 are at the greatest risk of suffering from a traumatic brain injury, [...]
What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards. While many municipalities now ban [...]
From the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, to school shootings, to wars and natural catastrophes, it can feel like a big, bad world to children. As parents, how do we explain such frightening events to our [...]
How to ensure that your child isn’t the target of a predator. Clothing Labeling Danger Adults who prey on innocent children, such as pedophiles, have all sorts of tricks up their sleeves to gain a child’s [...]
A few cycling safety tips for children who are too young to cycle! Bikes, Trikes and Safety Well now that spring is upon us, out come the bicycles. Of course, bike safety is important for all [...]
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