Monday, August 30, 2010

Stop the Spread of Germs

Want some ideas for keeping germs from spreading to your child in day care or school? Read these tips here.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Back To School and Stay Healthy

Here is a link to the newest ideas for keeping kids healthy as they go back to school.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

New Tool For Parents

Find out about a new tool for your smart phone or computer to help you remember your child's vaccination and immunization schedule. Read all about it here.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Fun Sandwiches For Kids

Need some good ideas for lunches? Try these.

Back To School Safety

It's back to school time. Do you know what special things to do to keep your kids safe at this busy time? Read more here.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Booster-Seat Laws Prevent Injury

USA Today has a great article on booster-seat laws and how they prevent childhood injury and death. There are guidelines listed and links to other related articles. Check it out!

Know Any Kids Going Off to College?

Remind them to make sure their dorm and/or apartment has enough working smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and fire extinguishers!

Pool Alarms

Safe Kids USA has put out a short video on pool alarms that is very helpful. If you own a pool or allow your children to visit a friend's pool, you should watch this.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

N.I.A.M.

Do you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month? To separate fact from fiction concerning immunizations follow this link. It will give you the guidelines for infants to elderly.

Math Is Coming

Some of my readers have asked that I share some fun math activities that can be done at home to support school curriculum, similar to my reading suggestions. I will be preparing these over the next few weeks and start presenting my suggestions in September. Please leave a comment if you have suggestions.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Wow, it's August already. Follow this link to the CPSC website to review all the safety recalls for July. Keep updated so you can keep your kids safe!

Safety Fencing Saves Lives

Watch this short video to see if your pool fencing is REALLY safe.