Children under 5 years old are exposed to more screens than ever before, including televisions, computers, gaming consoles, smartphones and tablets. Young children learn best from face-to-face interactions with caring adults. It’s best to keep their screen time to a minimum.
Playgrounds can help children stay active and healthy, but parents and caregivers need to ensure that children stay safe. When choosing a playground, make sure the structures are right for your child’s age and stage of development. Click here for other playground safety tips.
Deer ticks become infected with Lyme disease bacteria by feeding on infected rodents, small mammals and birds. Tcks can then spread the bacteria to humans and pets. Here is what you can do to protect your child.