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Please contact us immediately if your child has been exposed to COVID-19 (commonly called the Coronavirus) and is showing symptons of the Coronavirus. Click the link below for more information about the corona virus, including symptoms, how you can prevent being exposed, and when you should call

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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

asthmaMay is a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers. Asthma is a common lung condition in kids and teens. It causes breathing problems, with symptoms like coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Anyone can have asthma, even babies, and the tendency to develop it often runs in families. Do you know how to handle an asthma flare up, when to call the doctor or when to go to the ER?  Read more about childhood asthma at kidshealth.org external link

 

Family Dynamics

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Families are much more than groups of individuals. They have their own goals and aspirations. They also are places where every child and adult should feel that he or she is special and be encouraged to pursue his or her own dreams; a place where everyone's individuality is permitted to flourish.

What makes a "perfect" parent? What can families do for fun? How to handle family arguments and disruptions? These are only a few articles worth reading this month on HealthyChildren.org! external link

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

pupils at montessori school washing handsThe recent coronavirus outbreak has caused a lot of concern recently. Not much is known about the virus, and no vaccine has been made for it yet, but there is a lot of people working on it. Fortunately, children don’t seem to be at a higher risk for catching this strand of coronavirus than adults are. You should still take precautionary measure’s to avoid the virus, and make sure to learn the symptoms so you can catch it early on and prevent it from spreading. To learn more about the virus, click here.. external link.

 

DIY Projects you can do at home

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Because of all the closures, kids and parents might find themselves with more free time than normal. And because almost everyone is going to be stuck at home, it might be hard to find stuff to do. One idea that will keep your kids busy is arts and crafts. There are a lot DIY projects for kids that can be found online. To get you started, here are some ideas from the spruce to help younger kids keep busy.

 

 

Parenting During a Crisis

grayscale photography of mother and child 1089077During this crazy pandemic, it can be hard keeping your cool. Parenting is already stressful enough, so it’s a challenge not only managing your own stress but your child’s stress as well. The best thing to do is to address your child’s fears and create a positive environment for you and your child. Talk to your children about how they are feeling and communicate to them some of your worries as well. Make a daily schedule, children benefit form routines that are predictable yet flexible. For more tips bout Positive parenting during COVID-19, click here. external link

 

Tips for homeschooling during coronavirus

photo of child sitting by the table while looking at the teacherDuring this crazy pandemic, it can be hard keeping your cool. Parenting is already stressful enough, so it’s a challenge not only managing your own stress but your child’s stress as well. The best thing to do is to address your child’s fears and create a positive environment for you and your child. Talk to your children about how they are feeling and communicate to them some of your worries as well. Make a daily schedule, children benefit form routines that are predictable yet flexible. For more tips bout Positive parenting during COVID-19, click here external link

 

 

New Mom's Survival Guide

babyWelcome to motherhood! The first baby is every mother's introduction to motherhood. Your own mom may have given you tips about what to expect, and so have your friends who are moms, but chances are, if it's your first child, you don't know much about taking care of a newborn. Here are some tips that you may find tremendously useful in getting motherhood off to a great start. Read more at fitpregnancy.com external link

Keeping Medicine Out of the Reach of Children

capsules cure drug 415825It seems common sense that you should keep medicine out of the reach of children. However, there a lot of situations where you may not think about it. For instance, if you keep medicine in your purse, you should have your entire purse out of the reach of children. There also lots of things that we don’t consider medicine, such as daily vitamins or medical creams, that we should keep out of children’s reach. For tips on Medication safety, click here. external link

 

 


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