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.
How can I get my kids to school on time?
How can I get my kids to school on time?

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  • With a little planning, mornings can become a time of peace and relaxation.
  • Tackling the next day's tasks the night before to reduce stress in the morning.
  • Use the extra time to bond with your family and leave home with a positive mindset.
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.
Would you let your child take on 40,000 dollars in debt?
Would you let your child take on 40,000 dollars in debt?

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  • Teens have opportunities to make huge financial choices.
  • Financial lessons are easiest to teach when lessons are cheap.
  • Separating allowance from chores lets you focus on teaching financial literacy.
10 Reasons to Incorporate Audiobooks into Your Road Trips
10 Reasons to Incorporate Audiobooks into Your Road Trips

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  • Audiobooks can simplify entertainment for family trips.
  • They provide an engaging whole-family, whole-vehicle activity.
  • Listening to audiobooks is a great way to encourage literary enjoyment and contribute to literacy in children.
Want Happier Kids? There’s an App for That.
Want Happier Kids? There’s an App for That.

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  • Parents should focus on finding balance that works for their family, rather than time limits.
  • Technology solutions can help reinforce parenting efforts by consistently applying boundaries.
  • What's happening on screens is more important than how often they are switched on.
Negotiating an IEP
Negotiating an IEP

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  • Be familiar with and realistic about your child’s strengths and weakness before attending the IEP.
  • Talk beforehand to your child’s teachers about challenges in the classroom and any solutions.
  • Be patient with yourself and your team. It takes time and experience to develop good negotiation skills and relationships with the professionals involved in your child’s education.
Understanding an IEP
Understanding an IEP

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  • Learning the purpose of an IEP, and some of the common terms used, can help parents feel more confident during an IEP meeting.
  • Always review your child’s IEP to make sure nothing was left out from the meeting.
  • Follow up on your child’s IEP during the school year by keeping in touch with your case manager and your child’s teachers.
10 Safety Coloring Sheets for Kindergarteners
10 Safety Coloring Sheets for Kindergarteners

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  • Printable coloring sheets to help your children learn important rules for safety.
  • The coloring sheets are a companion to the free printable flashcards and memory game.
  • Rest easier in the knowledge that your child knows what to do when dangerous situations arise.
How can I protect my family from Zika virus?
How can I protect my family from Zika virus?
  • Mosquito season in Utah runs from mid-spring through early autumn.
  • Zika is primarily spread through the bite of infected mosquitoes, though the virus can also be spread through sexual contact.
  • Traditional mosquito bite avoidance methods are the most effective for preventing the spread of Zika.

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