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Age: Little Kids

Notes & quotes from 2016

Here are some of my favorite quotes and notes from this past year. “Never let someone tell you that your dreams aren’t realistic,” proclaimed Portland Blazers basketball star CJ McCollum.  I so dislike these “follow your dreams” platitudes. They sound … Continue reading

Is your preschooler normal?

All preschoolers exhibit some behavior problems. For most children, age brings maturity and a decrease in their difficulties. For other kids, early problems are predictors of future troubles. How can you tell the difference? That simple question is difficult to … Continue reading

Could your family escape in 2 minutes or less?

Every 86 seconds, a house fire breaks out in the U.S. Could your family get out in two minutes or less? That’s the amount of time that it takes for a close call to turn into a tragedy. If you … Continue reading

Fumes impact kids faster than adults

Many people turned on their heat recently to combat the chill of falling temperatures.  That means it’s a perfect time to take a few precautions to avoid the “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless … Continue reading

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