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Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday season, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). TREES: · When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label “Fire Resistant.” · When purchasing a live tree, check for freshness. A fresh tree is green, needles are […]

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Helping Your Children Cope with Stress: Tips for the Holiday Season.

Whatever your special holiday, the holiday season can cause stress in young children. Children respond to stress in their own ways: crying, tantrums, clinging, excessive energy, temporary regression such as thumb sucking and many other ways. We can’t eliminate all holiday stress, but we can teach healthy ways to deal with stressful situations! This content is from Public Health- Seattle/King […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics. ALL DRESSED UP:   · Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. […]

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