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Category Archive: Health

5 Things Parents Need to Know Now about the Flu

what is influenza, how can you get influenza, and what to do for the flu

What is influenza? How can you get influenza? Telling colds and flu apart? What to do for the flu? How long can flu last? Here is what we parents need to know:

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Should Your Child Get a Flu Vaccination This Year?

Are you going to have your children vaccinated against flu this year? How about you… have you gotten the vaccine? Is it safe? Doesn’t thimerosal cause autism?

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VERY SCARY: Halloween Face Paint—Does Yours Contain Lead?

We would never paint a baby’s nursery with lead paint, but unknowingly we may actually be painting our children’s faces with paint containing lead. Read more >>

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New Dad Tip #12: What is Swaddling and Why Should You Care?

Happy Swaddled Baby - How and why to swaddle your infant

Before our baby was born we attended some parenting classes. In one of these I learned a skill that may well have saved my life… well, my sanity anyway.

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Top 5 Causes of Child Death | Number One May Surprise You!

Top 5 Causes of Child Death - Do You Know Number 1?

What is the leading cause of accidental death in children 1–4 years of age? Motor vehicle, fire, poison, suffocation? No, it’s none of these. Please read this:

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Giveaway: Tazzini™ Stainless Steel Reusable Bottles – 5 Winners Announced!

Tazzini Stainless Steel Reusable Bottle Top

5 readers will each win a pair of 2 Tazzini Stainless Steel Reusable Bottles. They are BPA free, stylish, healthy, green, easy to use and clean. Enter now!

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Backyard Ocean Above the Ground Pools – Review and Giveaway

Backyard Ocean 12' x 36" Float to Fill™ Round Ring Pool Set

Finally an above ground swimming pool that is not only easy to install, drain, move or store… but one that actually looks great, too. Enter the Sweepstakes! >>

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Daddy’s Week in Review – From Zombies to Cute Kid Cuddles

My blog posts this week have been consistently inconsistent. Some serious, some silly… mostly silly… here they are: Zombies, Politics, Cute Kids and more!

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10 Things Police Wish You Knew about Answering the Doorbell

Stranger knocking at door or ringing your bell

It’s that time of the year, when door-to-door solicitations begin to occur more frequently. But how do you know when you should or shouldn’t answer the door?

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