Newborn Fever: When should I worry?
Newborn Fever: When should I worry?

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  • A baby's first fever can cause a lot of stress, but knowing to take the proper procedures will help.
  • Common symptoms of a fever include: fussy behavior, difficulty in sleeping, difficulty in eating, and more.
  • Depending on the age of your baby, a different method of temperature reading may be necessary.
Reducing Stress This Holiday Season
Reducing Stress This Holiday Season

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  • Creating the perfect holidays for our children adds stress that can affect the whole family.
  • Setting realistic expectations and deciding what matters most can make the season less stressful.
  • Give your children structure and predictability by letting them know what to expect each day.
Creative Toys for Christmas
Creative Toys for Christmas

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  • Open-ended toys help develop creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Appeal to your child's innate creativity with toys that can be played with in a variety of ways.
  • Things like art supplies, games, construction toys, dolls, and simple action figures make great and inexpensive toys.
How Can I Host Fun Family Gatherings During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
How Can I Host Fun Family Gatherings During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

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  • Covid-19 trends and guidelines should be taken into account before any gathering.
  • Take safety measures before, during, and after hosting any type of celebration.
  • Lower the risk by wearing a mask and maintaining a six-foot distance from those outside your household.
Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract
Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract

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  • Guidelines for children and parents to follow to avoid Covid-19.
  • Many parents don’t talk to their kids about safety every Halloween.
  • Use a Trick-or-Treating Safety Contract as a memorable and effective way to remind children how to be safe.
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe

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  • Toys should serve child development—without putting them at risk.
  • Verify toys are appropriate for your child's age and abilities.
  • Supervised play is the best way to protect children from harm.
Age-Appropriate Toys
Age-Appropriate Toys

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  • Parents today have access to the safest toys ever made.
  • Age recommendations do not guarantee that toys will match a child's needs or developmental level.
  • Parents must do their research to find toys appropriate for their children.
Christmas trees can wreck havoc for allergy sufferers
Christmas trees can wreck havoc for allergy sufferers

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  • Having a live Christmas tree in your house can increase the mold count in your home by 10 times the normal levels.
  • If you experience allergy symptoms after bringing home your Christmas tree, you may want to replace your tree with an artificial one.
  • Before setting up artificial or live trees in the house, take them outside to give them a good spray down with the hose and shake them out.
Toddlers at the table: making holiday meals less stressful
Toddlers at the table: making holiday meals less stressful

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  • Pack some healthy snacks to help ward off hunger and to distract picky kids.
  • Feel free to relax your vegetable and “clear your plate” rules.
  • Tag teaming with somebody else will help you find some time to enjoy your meal too.
Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Crust
Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Crust

A healthy side dish or desert, this recipe is the perfect healthy, comfort food. Sweet potatoes not only pack lots of vitamin A and C, but they also have twice as much fiber as regular potatoes. Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes 1 TBL date sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp ginger 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1 TBL … Continue reading “Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Crust”

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