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Age: Little Kids

Safety alert: Liquid laundry packets

Startling stat alert: Every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. … Continue reading

Sound bites for safety

I’m just days back on the job after maternity leave (details coming soon) and I’ve done two news interviews about the importance of bicycle safety – including helmets – due to a recent bicycle accident death. I watched a lot … Continue reading

Why doggies are like veggies

Did you know it may take up to 8-10 times to like a new food? It is all about exposure. This is what we tell parents of picky eaters. I learned this lesson myself with a four legged friend. You … Continue reading

Incorporating fruits and veggies at meal time

How many fruits and vegetables do we have at this meal? I enjoy asking our boys this question at meal time. It’s fun counting how many we are eating from our Happy Box. We are capitalizing on the fresh seasonal … Continue reading

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