All posts by Carey Dodd

  • Pool Safety Gadgets For Young Kids

    About 10 people die every day from drowning, 2 are kids aged 14 or younger. Drowning ranks 5th among the top causes of unintentional death in the US, according to CDC, Most parents are aware of the basic pool safety rules: Always keep...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Ten Tips for Firearm Safety in Your Home

    In 2011, about one in six high school students reported they carried weapons (such as a gun, knife, or club) as of 2013, nearly three in ten high school males reported they carried weapons in the past...

    • Posted August 30, 2015
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  • Who To Invite To Your Child’s Birthday Party?

    A child’s birthday, though it’s meant to be a fun celebration of your favorite person, can often feel daunting and stressful. After deciding on a venue, theme, date, and a number of other logistics, there comes the...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Tips For Guilt-Free Daycare Drop-Off

    Every parent understands guilt. Even the best parents often feel they are not doing enough for their children. Realistically, feeling guilty is an unavoidable part of being a parent. Perhaps one of the greatest sources of guilt...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • How To Integrate Healthing Eating Into Your Home

    One of the most important and challenging responsibilities a parent has is instilling healthy eating habits in their children. Some things, like healthy eating and languages, are best and most easily learned early on in life. Though...

    • Posted May 24, 2015
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  • Improving Kids` Social Skills

    Many parents worry over their child’s social life, or, more accurately, the potential lack thereof. Developing friendships and social skills are so important in early years and it’s often a prominent focus in daycare and primary school....

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Depression in Children: Symptoms

    The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) estimates that as many as one in 20 children and adolescents suffers from childhood depression. And yet, it seems like it’s not often talked about. Perhaps this stems...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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