Children and scary news stories

I like to watch the morning news as I get ready for work, but I am surprised, ney, aghast, at how much is inappropriate for children or downright scary. How many times have I lunged to the TV to turn it off.  These days, I line up a secondary show, usually a reliably safe animal documentary, and keep the remote […] Read more…

I like to watch the morning news as I get ready for work, but I am surprised, ney, aghast, at how much is inappropriate for children or downright scary. How many times have I lunged to the TV to turn it off.  These days, I line up a secondary show, usually a reliably safe animal documentary, and keep the remote […]

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Is my child’s development on track?

Wondering is your child’s development on track? Or looking for practical parenting tips? Well, here are some of the best resources. PEP (The Parent Encouragement Program) classes and workshops teach practical parenting skills geared to each stage of your child’s development, whether you’re looking for new parenting techniques or faced with serious parenting concern.  Here you can see a list of […]

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NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct

Here’s where you can download the Code of Ethical Conduct from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).   […]

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Get information about product recalls

Visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website for recall information. Subscribe to get recall news and updates from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. […]

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Child Safety: Sign up for the Poison Post

The Poison Post e-newsletter is a great resource for keeping up to date about poisons in the today’s ever-changing world. Do you know what to do if your child eats toothpaste or drinks perfume? Register now so you will have the information should you ever need it and bookmark their site. […]

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Here’s how to always know about medicine recalls

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the authority for information on medicine recalls. Sign up for notices here. Follow MedWatch on Twitter @FDAMedWatch […]

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