Archive for 'Early School'

Creating a Family Village

Creating a Family Village

Creating a strong support network to make raising your children a little easier. Creating a Family Village We’ve all heard the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”. It’s true.  Raising children is a [...]

Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special.  Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]

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 [...]

Sugary Beverages a Factor in Childhood Obesity

Sugary Beverages a Factor in Childhood Obesity

Boys who drink soda pop, fruit punch, lemonade and other sweetened beverages are at nearly double the risk of being overweight and obese compared to their peers according to research out of the University of Saskatchewan.  [...]

Travel, Sleep & Kids

Travel, Sleep & Kids

Keeping your child’s bedtime routine intact when traveling. Travel, Sleep and Kids. So you’ve finally managed to get our child to sleep relatively soundly through the night until, that is, you took a holiday   Travel can [...]

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 [...]

Sun Safety Tips for Children

Sun Safety Tips for Children

A few sun safety tips for your family. Sun Safety Tips While sunshine provides us with nourishing Vitamin D…there can be too much of a good thing. Sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays can lead to [...]

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Every summer children die after being left in a hot car.  It’s why leaving a child unattended in a vehicle just isn’t acceptable. Kids in Cars Again this summer, several young children died of heat stroke [...]

Water Safety

Water Safety

Preventing the tragedy of drowning.  Kids and water play. Water Safety From backyard pools to beaches, summer and water go hand in hand. But because drowning is the second leading cause of death in children, we [...]

Kids Traveling Alone

Kids Traveling Alone

Tips for helping your child feel secure when flying alone. Kids Traveling Alone Whether it’s visiting relatives or a friend in another city, it’s not uncommon for children to fly alone.  Airlines have rules in place [...]