Tips & Tools for Parents

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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May 15, 2017

Are you using the right car seat? Is your child sitting in the safest spot?

Make sure your child is properly buckled up in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt, whichever is appropriate for their age, height and weight. Car seat, booster seat, or seat belt? Birth up to Age 2 or 3 – Rear-facing car seat. For the best possible protection, infants and children should be buckled in a […]

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