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Happy haunting: Safety tips for Halloween

Before sending your ghouls and gremlins out trick-or-treating this Halloween, make sure their costumes are made of light-coloured material. By placing strips of reflective tape on the back and front of costumes, you can make it easier for drivers to see your child. Check out more great safety tips for Halloween fun

 

Staying healthy during cold season

Young children are exposed to many new germs and haven’t yet built up enough defenses against them. Most of these infections are mild and won’t last long. Children with asthma are at higher risk of complications from viruses. If your child has asthma, make sure he follows his treatment plan closely.

 

Coping with disaster

Disaster and tragedy can be hard for children and teens to cope with and understand. Here are some tips for helping them cope after a traumatic event.

 

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  • Social media: Keep them safe online

    Social media offers your child or teen many opportunities to be creative and stay connected. But it’s important to learn about the different technologies like Facebook and Twitter so you can help keep them safe online.

  • Pleasing your picky eater

    It is common for young children to react negatively to certain foods. Some children are slow to accept new tastes and textures. Keep offering them to your child, she will probably start to accept and enjoy them with time. Check out more tips for pleasing your picky eater.