Category Archives: In The News

Springtime First Aid Tips

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Tweet If you’ve been following our blog this week, you read about safety tips for spring cleaning, windows, and playgrounds. But what if despite the preventive steps you take and the supervision you offer, your child does fall? Gets a splinter? Gets sunburn? Is stung by a bee? Is bit by a tick? Do you…

Window Safety Tips

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Tweet It’s spring! It’s time to open those windows and allow fresh air in! But before you do, please make sure your windows are safe for the little ones in your home. It’s important to remember that screens are not a safety tool. They are designed to keep bugs out – not keep children in!…

Spring Cleaning? Remember Spring Safety!

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Tweet In honor of National Safety Awareness Week, I sat down with our CPR and First Aid instructor, Dennis, to ask what we need to know about safety this spring as everyone heads outside to play! I’ve compiled a list of important things Dennis recommends you think of when doing yard work and preparing to…

Tips for Smoother Toddler Transitions and Fewer Tantrums

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Tweet Ever notice how all toddlers tend to fight and tantrum when cleaning up a favorite toy, turn taking with a friend or get buckled into a highchair? These all represent a transition for your little one. Toddlers do not learn how to control their impulses and to develop self-control until later in their third…

Mother-Envy

Tweet A Prescription for Living Without Wanting What That Other (Better) Mother Has When did you last look at another mother and think, “Why can’t I do it as well as she does?” If this hasn’t happened to you yet, I have to assume you aren’t a mother! I’ve never met a mother who hasn’t…

Why I’m Passionate about the New NuRoo Pocket

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Tweet There aren’t really that many products I truly feel passionate about. I could probably count them on one hand. Hmm. After thinking about it, maybe two hands. And I’m happy to do so, but not in this blog. (But okay, since you asked: Simple Wishes Bustier, Manhattan Toy Winkel, a Food Mill, Back Jack…

Coping Tips & Suggestions for Parents with Children During Traumatic Events

Tweet As we begin to process the unspeakable events that happened at the Boston Marathon yesterday, and as we understand and learn more, it is very important to remember the impact that these events can have on the very young. Children under the age of two do not understand that a trauma is happening, but…

75 Years of Working Together for Stronger, Healthier Babies

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Tweet This year marks a special milestone in the history of the March of Dimes. Founded in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the March of Dimes celebrates its 75th anniversary and its ongoing work to help babies get a healthy start in life. The mission of the organization aims to prevent premature birth, birth…