How frequent ear infections can affect language development

Infants and toddlers get sick often. It happens, and it is generally a good thing that it does, as their little bodies cope and build immunity.  Having ear infections often results from fluid build-up in the middle ears (the name of this infection is “otitis media”). The middle ear is the little cavern just inside […]

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Tips for staying cool in the summer (adults, kids, and pets)

From WikiHow: How to Stay Cool in Warm Weather Keeping your cool in warm weather isn’t just about attitude––your body needs extra attention too. Risks of getting too hot in warm weather include dehydration as you go about your daily activities or overheating and risking suffering from heat stress, heat cramps or even heat exhaustion. […]

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[video] Easily Save Your Baby From Choking in 45 Seconds (St. John’s Ambulance Tip)

You only have a few seconds to respond and save your child if their airway is blocked. Do you know what to do? Check out this fantastic video from St. John’s Ambulance about how to keep your child from choking, and what to do if they start. [youtube id=”gtbUB1XPW_o” width=”700″ height=”450″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””]

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Bicycle Safety

Cycling guides Learn more about safe cycling: Cycling Skills: Ontario’s Guide to Safe Cycling (PDF – 3.39 MB) : a detailed handbook of rules and safety standards for any rider Young Cyclist’s Guide (PDF – 2.83 MB) : a kid-friendly handbook book of cycling safety tips and rules for young riders What is a bicycle? A bicycle, […]

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