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August 14, 2017

Sunburns last forever – Protect your child

A sunburn today can lead to skin cancer tomorrow Whenever outdoors your child’s skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and sunblocks are a must. Sun facts Cumulative long term unprotected sun exposure increases your child’s risk of skin cancers later in life. Just a few serious sunburns can increase […]

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July 6, 2017

Your car is an oven

Your car can be 30-50° hotter than it is outside Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle related deaths for children under the age of 14, with an average of 38  fatalities reported every year. Preschool and Infant children are at greatest risk. But it is easy to prevent. Really easy. Never Leave Children in […]

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May 31, 2017

Is your child drinking too much juice?

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] We’ve always said children under 1 shouldn’t drink any juice. And now American Academy of Pediatrics agrees! 🙂 [/quote] How much 100% fruit juice is too much? Infants under 1 shouldn’t drink any juice. Toddlers 1-3 years old shouldn’t consume more than 4 ounces a day. Preschoolers […]

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