Firework Safety Quiz
Firework Safety Quiz

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  • Always have a bucket of water and hose nearby.
  • Children should never be allowed to light or handle fireworks.
  • Sparklers cause more injuries than any other type of firework.
Staying Home Alone: How Old is Old Enough?
Staying Home Alone: How Old is Old Enough?

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  • Utah law doesn’t dictate an age when kids are ready but leave it up to parental discretion.
  • Look for signs that your child is responsible—homework, hygiene, etc. to know if they may be ready to stay home alone.
  • Set your child up for success by prepping them and your home for a successful outcome.
Is my child ready for social media?
Is my child ready for social media?

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  • For most social media accounts, children should be 13 or older and be mature enough to make good choices online.
  • Commit to being proactive about your child’s use of social media.
  • Talk to your children about what is appropriate on social media and how to stay safe.
Eight Ways to Get Your Kids (and Yourself) Into Biking
Eight Ways to Get Your Kids (and Yourself) Into Biking

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  • Biking is a great fitness activity for all ages, and Utah has a rich cycling community.
  • Family bike riding is not only possible the whole family, but an excellent way to bond and foster a love of fitness.
  • Teach children the rules of the road for safe cycling.
Sun Safety Tips for Children
Sun Safety Tips for Children

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  • Children six months and younger should avoid sun exposure to prevent sunburn.
  • Covering up is the best line of defense against exposure to ultraviolet radiation.
  • High intensity activities lasting more than 15 minutes should be reduced when heat and humidity reach critical levels.
Homework Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Homework Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum

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  • Keep homework sessions predictable and realistic.
  • Learn your child's strengths and find ways to leverage those strengths when studying.
  • Communicate with teachers and find what resources may be available to you at home.
What does autism look like?
What does autism look like?

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  • Autism is a neurological disorder that has gained increased attention over the last decade.
  • Because autism is a spectrum disorder no two children share identical symptoms or severity.
  • Learning to recognize and support children on the spectrum can help them feel more comfortable.
5 Moves to Help Your Older Child Bond with Your Newborn
5 Moves to Help Your Older Child Bond with Your Newborn

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  • Get your child’s help planning for the baby to aid the bonding process.
  • An older sibling’s role can build independence and love, if handled gently.
  • Involvement with childcare is a milestone in older children’s development.
My child says she’s now a vegetarian. What now?
My child says she’s now a vegetarian. What now?

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  • Dietary changes aren’t always a bad thing.
  • Reasons for eating a vegetarian can be multifaceted.
  • There are several ways to accommodate plant-based diets at mealtime.
Similac Formula Recall 2022
Similac Formula Recall 2022

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  • This recall affects only certain batches of Similac baby formula.
  • Refer to FDA information about batches.
  • If you think your child may have been exposed, call your pediatrician.

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