Archive for May 2017
Family Learn at Play, Every Day!
Literacy is more than writing and reading. It’s how we make meaning, how we make sense of the world. It’s what we put in and what we take out, it involves all of our senses. Taking time each day to engage in a learning activity will improve your children’s skills dramatically and also provide an opportunity…Read More
Colds, Coughs and Ear Infections in Children
It is common for young children to get the odd cold, cough or even ear infection. Colds It’s normal for a child to have eight or more colds a year. There are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they’ve never had them before. Gradually they…Read More
911 – Teaching Your Child How to Use
Arming your kids with the skills to handle the obstacles life presents is one of the challenges of being a parent. How to use 911 in an emergency could be one of the most important and simplest lessons you’ll ever teach them. Talking With Kids About 911 For all types of emergencies 911 is a…Read More
Cyberbullying – An Overview for Parents
Conflicts between young people and children are a normal part of growing up. Because of this, adults may mistake cyberbullying and/or bullying for normal childhood conflict when in fact, they are a lot more serious and potentially very harmful. Cyberbullying is complex and may include: Sharing and posting nasty, rude or angry messages, known as…Read More
Treating your child’s Fever!
If your child has a fever and is older than 6 months, probably does not need to be treated for the fever unless it is uncomfortable. Watch your child behavior, if he is sleeping, eating and drinking normally, and is able to play, you should wait to see if the fever improves by itself and…Read More
Playing With Fire?
Flames Get Dangerous Fast It will glow brightly and melt your marshmallows on your birthday cake’s candles. But did you know that many fires are started by kids or even a very small fire could get out of control and burn down a whole house? A fire can burn down a building in minutes because…Read More
Pregnancy – Taking Care of Yourself
Eating Many girls are afraid to gain weight during pregnancy and worry about how their bodies look. But now, that you are eating for two, this is not a good time to go on a diet or cut calories. Both your baby and you need certain nutrients so the baby can grow properly. Drinking plenty…Read More
Personal Hygiene – Preventing Infections
Good personal hygiene is one of the most effective ways we have to protect others and ourselves from illness. This means not only washing your body, but also your hands, especially. It means being careful not to sneeze or cough on others, cleaning things that you touch if you are unwell, using protection (like gloves…Read More
How To Deal With Stress?
If you: Feel like there are too many demands and pressures on you? Eat on the run because your schedule is just too busy? Lose sleep worrying about schoolwork and tests? You’re not alone, everyone feels stressed out at times, teens, adults, and even kids. But you can avoid getting too stressed out by handling…Read More
The Five-Second Rule
Almost everyone has dropped food on the floor and still wanted to eat it. Some people apply the “five-second rule” that saying about how food won’t become contaminated with bacteria if you pick it up in five seconds or less, off the floor. The five-second rule, sometimes also the three-second rule, is a western cultural…Read More