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In Celebration of Thanksgiving Here Are Activities That Help Promote Gratitude

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The holiday “Thanksgiving” is a time to do just that; give thanks. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on the people, things, and opportunities in your life that you’re thankful for and to encourage others to do the same Adults are more than welcome to participate, but Thanksgiving activities that promote gratitude are super important for kids. Teaching kids gratitude will cause them to be more appreciative of the small, everyday things in their lives as they grow older. How cool is that? So, to kick off these Thanksgiving gratitude activities, we went ahead and created a list of ideas! Here is what we came up with… Create a Wall of Gratitude To create a wall of gratitude all you need to do is get a whiteboard and hang…
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How to Combat the School Plague and Protect Your Entire Family!

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The summer is all but over, and that means back to school for children and into a group environment where they will be in frequent contact with germs and viruses. It’s not uncommon for kids to get all manner of respiratory infections throughout the school year. Whether they are elementary age or high schoolers, being in close contact with others all the time means both groups are in danger of contracting things like the flu. In fact, it is such a common occurrence that there is even a name for it: ‘back to school plague’.   While total avoidance is almost impossible, some easy-to-follow healthy habits and precautions can mitigate the severity of the symptoms or reduce the likelihood of infection. For example, teaching the child about proper hand hygiene goes…
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Summer Safe Kids

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Kids have a great time during the summer. The favorable weather allows them to spend more time outside. However, outdoor activities can expose them to risks. They may also sustain injuries while enjoying indoor activities. Parents need to be extra careful during this season to avoid accidents. Since your children are on vacation during this much loved season, they will have time for fun. You have to keep your kids safe, while they enjoy themselves during the summer. The following summer safety tips will help you to protect your kids and allow them to enjoy the nice weather. Prevent falls Statistics show that the emergency units in health facilities treat more kids for injuries resulting from falls during summer. Falls can lead to concussion, a traumatic brain injury that disrupts…
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Teaching Your Child About Body Safety

Teaching Your Child About Body Safety

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Teaching your child about body safety can be a difficult conversation to have with them. We’ve put together a guideline and helpful tips for when you decide it is time to teach your child about body safety. Photo by Charlein Gracia on Unsplash Why should I teach my children body safety? Body safety is one of the most important learnings for your child. As a parent, we teach them about other safety topics such as swimming pool and water safety, if they get lost in a store, not to touch hot surfaces, etc. So, why not teach them about their body and how to keep it safe? Today, we are seeing more women and men speak up that they were victims of sexual abuse or assault. Teaching children how to protect themselves and…
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Tips and Tricks (or-Treats) for This Halloween Season

Tips and Tricks (or-Treats) for This Halloween Season

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Halloween is almost here and that means two things: your kids will want all the candy in the world, and they will want to get all this candy while dressed up as their favorite character. While Halloween is an enjoyable holiday for people of all ages, it can also be a scary one if proper precautions aren’t taken. Here are some things to keep in mind during this spooky season. 1. Make sure costumes are safe. Since it will be dark outside, costumes should be bright and reflective. They should also be short enough, so your child won’t trip or get their costume caught in any hazards like debris, jack-o-lantern flames, etc. Any body paint should be tested on a small section of skin before the big day so allergic…
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