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Nobody really wants to think about what happens if their child is choking, but they should. With culprits from food to small toys belonging to big brother and sister within access for curious little ones, anything that can fit into their mouths can lead to risk. ...

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In a recent national parent survey, an overwhelming majority (92%) believed that in today’s social media-focused world, nurturing positive character traits in children is more important than ever. Still, nearly half of parents (48%) think preschool is too young for children to start learning critical social-emotional skills. ...

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The holidays are here! The toy catalogs have been delivered and the wish lists made. But before you start shopping, ask yourself a few toy safety questions: Is this toy age-appropriate for my child? Are there any choking hazards on this toy? Have there been any recalls issued for the “it” toy of the season? ...

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Can a beverage bottle come back as a designer bag? Could an empty milk jug be your next comb? You’ll be surprised to learn how many ways recycled plastics come back to life all around you when you do your part and recycle! According to the EPA, recycling can help conserve natural resources, reduce waste, prevent pollution, save energy, create ...

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October is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Every day, 44 kids in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer and one in five (20%) will not survive the disease. And while there are millions of dollars in federal funding for cancer, only four percent of the U.S. federal funding is solely dedicated to pediatric cancer research. Enter our heroes! ...

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October is National Fire Prevention Month, so now is the perfect time to discuss protecting your home and family. Household fires are all too common, with a fire department responding to one every 24 seconds on average. According to The National Fire Protection Association, two-thirds of residential fire fatalities result from fires in homes ...

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Imagine a world where the things we take for granted, just basics needed to grow and thrive, suddenly disappear. For many students and teachers across the country who continually endure classroom cuts – that world is a reality. Fortunately, a program that has long helped supply schools with essentials – to the tune of $780 million in the ...

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Demand for scientists and engineers has never been stronger, but many young people in the U.S. are avoiding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) because they don’t understand the opportunities, according to a recent Emerson survey. In fact, 42 percent of respondents would have considered a STEM major had they better ...

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What does this say about our culture when an athlete can sexually assault an unconscious woman on campus, receive a unanimous guilty verdict and three felony convictions, yet receive a negligible six months in jail? Perhaps you, like me, are wondering what type of a world are we raising our children in and what can we do about it? ...

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With the recent problems with the water supply in Flint, Michigan, the issues surrounding lead in our drinking water have been brought to the forefront. We've known for some time now that lead is terrible for our health -- that's why we avoid lead paint and our "lead" pencils are actually made out of graphite. But even though we've stripped our ...

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