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What every parent needs to know to prevent childhood poisonings. Poison Prevention Poisoning is a top cause of hospitalization of children under 6 years of age. It’s why keeping all toxic products in their original containers [...]
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 [...]
When does your child’s sore throat need to be seen by a doctor. Sore Throats Most sore throats are of little concern and they run their course after a day or so. But strep throat can be [...]
How to keep our little ghosts and goblins out of harms way. If there is one holiday all children seem to love, it’s Halloween, and no wonder. Halloween has just the right mix of spooky fun, [...]
Socializing is one of the most complex skills a child will learn. As parents, we can do a lot to help them develop these skills positively. Even as toddlers, friends play a special role in children’s [...]
Sitting down for a family meal provides more than just good nutrition. It can provide real quality time for the entire household. When it comes to our children’s nutrition, we usually think more about what our [...]
Is your toddler or preschooler refusing to take a nap? It’s probably a sign that your little one no longer needs the extra sleep. Most toddlers and many preschool children have at least one nap a [...]
Is your child’s cold or flu virus taking a turn for the worst? Here’s when you’ll need to have your child’s illness further assessed by a doctor. At this time of the year we hear a [...]
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