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One of the simplest ways to prevent your child from getting sick. Handwashing If there is one thing a parent can do to help prevent illness in children, it has to be hand washing. And no [...]
What to do with your child’s pounds of Halloween candy. Halloween Candy So, all year long you work hard at serving nutritious food to your kids and limiting junk food, only to have your efforts sabotaged [...]
A look at the good, the bad and the ugly of snacks and junk food. Snacks and Junk Food According to recent study just 3% of Canadian kids were considered obese back in 1979. Now that [...]
How much salt in a child’s diet is too much? Salt in Diets Lately we’re hearing a lot about the fact that there is too much salt in our diets, with children averaging between 2000 and [...]
What every parent needs to know about food allergies. Food Allergies It’s estimated that one in fifty children suffer from a peanut allergy. Food allergies including ones to peanuts can trigger an allergic response that include [...]
A look at what many have called “the kissing disease”. Mononucleosis. Mononucleosis Mononucleosis has often been called the kissing disease, probably because it’s spread through saliva. It most commonly affects older kids and teens, but kissing [...]
Why you’ll want to consider getting your child a flu shot this fall. Flu Vaccine With autumn well upon us, so too is the flu season. Every year there are new flu strains or a variant [...]
A few tips on how to treat and not treat your child’s cold or flu virus. Cold and Flu Medicines With autumn here, children are spending a lot more time indoors, and that means those cold [...]
A look at why the chicken pox vaccination is worth it for your child effort. Chicken Pox Just a generation ago, having chickenpox was pretty much a passage of childhood. Now, with the chicken pox vaccine, [...]
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