Tips on Keeping your Child Safe During the Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/4/17 9:00 AM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Safety, Family, Holidays & Celebrations

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The holiday season is a joyful and exciting time of year but it is also a time to be extra-cautious when out and about with your child. Between holiday shopping at the mall, crowded stores, airports and holiday parties, sometimes little ones can slip away. Not to worry, these preventative tips will help ensure your child’s health and safety this holiday season:

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Top 5 Tips on Helping Your Child After a Traumatic Event

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/27/17 9:00 AM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Safety, Children, Behavior

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Traumatic events and natural disasters have a significant impact on all of our lives but with a few easy steps you can be better prepared for these situations.

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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, Family

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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 well being of this little person can feel a little overwhelming at times.

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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, Health & Nutrition

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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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4 Risks of Outdoor Play and How to Minimize Them

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/17/16 12:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Outdoor Activities, Safety, Health & Nutrition

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A co-worker once told me a story about three children in his neighborhood playing with a venomous coral snake in a garage. The children were unsupervised, and were picking up the snake and shaking it. One child was poking it with a stick.

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4 Emergency Situations to Plan for with Your Early Learner

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/21/16 4:04 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Safety

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Does your child know what to do in different emergency situations? Each family plan for each situation is different, but whatever plan you choose, make sure both you and your child know it by heart. See below for four examples of emergency situations that your early learner should be prepared for.

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4 Situations Where Early Learners and Early Learning Education Saved Lives

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/1/16 10:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Safety

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Does your early learner know what to do in an emergency? Although ideally there will always be an adult around to handle dangerous circumstances, sometimes unexpected situations arise. See below for four stories involving early learners saving lives in emergency situations! 

 

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5 Tips and Tricks for Early Learners and Dogs

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/10/15 12:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Child Care, Safety, Children, Development

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Your dog loves your early learner—otherwise you wouldn’t have your dog! Countless articles online are devoted to what to do when bringing your baby home from the hospital and introducing them to Rover, but what about as your early learner grows and becomes more curious with him? See below for five tips on how to keep the relationship between your early learner and your dog safe, healthy, loving, and fun!

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