The hazards of distracted parenting

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/18/17 5:06 PM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in safety, children, development

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Being the parent of a young child is a huge responsibility. Not only are you in charge of your little one’s everyday care, but you’re also given the monumental task of raising your child to become a decent, happy, healthy human being. Knowing that you are accountable for the happiness and wellbeing of this little person can feel a little overwhelming at times. Many parents are dealing with these feelings of stress by relying on their phones and tablets to make it through the day. However, just as distracted driving is hazardous to yourself and others, distracted parenting can be just as dangerous.

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5 Hidden Ingestible Dangers to Toddlers

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/18/16 2:38 PM / by Claudia Auger posted in safety, children

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Do you know the most common dangers in the home for accidental ingestion by toddlers? See below for five of these items and suggestions on how to avoid them.


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Grammy Tammy’s tips for keeping your child learning all summer long

It’s summer time and the living is easy! But that’s why most children tend to fall behind in their schooling for the upcoming year. This “summer slide” refers to the way children can forget what they have learned during the previous school year over their summer break. We’re not just talking about the little things like knowing their state’s capital or how to write their name, but more important skills such as math and reading. For preschoolers, especially, these are the skills they need to keep building for the following school year.



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