Tips & Tools for Parents

July 9, 2014

FDA testing dangers of inhaling spray-on sunscreens

Don’t spray sunscreens on children It’s all over the news but there is no known immediate threat The FDA is testing if there are any dangers/hazards when children inhale the fine mist created by spray-on sunscreens. Play it safe until we know for sure. Use lotions instead Make sure children close eyes and mouths when […]

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July 3, 2014

Don’t swallow the water!

There are lots of scary sounding germs in pools Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Shigella, norovirus, E. coli O157:H7… YIKES! Contrary to popular belief, chlorine does not kill all germs instantly. There are germs today that are very tolerant to chlorine and were not known to cause human disease until recently. Once these germs get in the pool, it can take anywhere from […]

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May 14, 2014

Give our Amazing Teachers something to smile about

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. I will never forget the first thank you card I received when I started teaching. I all but sobbed when I read it. In-fact, I remember all of them and keep them not only physically but in my heart. Kind words stay in our hearts forever and help both the giver […]

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