Thursday, December 29, 2016
Tip of the Day
Ask your child if s/he would like to create a centerpiece for the dinner table tonight. It could be an art project, a clay sculpture or a building block or Lego creation. It’s a fun conversation piece.
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Helping Overweight Children
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red button The Over-Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap
Have you ever felt overextended, overworked, and overwhelmed? If so, you should read this book. Maybe your life of pressure and perpetual motion is the essence of hyper-parenting and your kids are suffering as much as your career and you are.
This is an easy-to-read self-help book for parents of children of all ages. Be advised – it may disturb you before it makes you feel better. Whether you are pregnant or the parent of a teenager – you will undoubtedly find much of this book that speaks to you.
Health and Safety Articles
button National Poison Prevention Week Launched – Young Children At Greatest Risk for Unintentional Poisoning
button CPSC Warns about Pool Hazards, Reports 250 Deaths of Young Children Annually: Federal Agency Launches Drowning Prevention Initiative, Holding Public Hearings
Baby Safety – Prevent Drowning (Tips)
Baby Safety – Water Safety Tips (pamphlet- pdf)
Baby Safety – Water Safety Tips (Spanish pamphlet- pdf)