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Basic Knowlege: For CPR/First Aid for Children

On August 15th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- MedLine Plus   CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is a lifesaving procedure that is done when someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. This may happen after drowning, suffocation, choking, or injuries. CPR involves: Rescue breathing, which provides oxygen to a child’s lungs Chest compressions, which keep the child’s blood circulating This article discusses..

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Do you know what a drowning victim looks like?

On August 13th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Mary Jo DiLonardo @ WebMD     You’re at the pool or the beach and you scan the water. You’d be able to tell if someone was drowning, right? You’ve seen it on TV and in the movies — the person flails their arms, thrashes about wildly, and cries for help. Here’s the problem: That’s..

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Preventing Drowning: Household Safety

On August 8th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Kids Health                     Water safety is important at any age, but is especially crucial if you have babies or toddlers in your home. Drowning can happen very quickly and in less than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of water, so filled bathtubs, swimming pools, wading pools,..

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Pool Safety Tips

On August 5th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- National Drowning Prevention Alliance   Never leave a child unattended near water in a pool, tub, bucket or ocean.  There is no substitute for adult supervision. Designate a “Water Watcher” to maintain constant watch over children in the pool during gatherings. The home should be isolated from the pool with a fence at least..

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Monsoon Season Facts: Did you know?

On July 30th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Latest News by 0 Comment

Via- 12 Weather News Team               Question: What is the monsoon? Answer: The monsoon is simply a time of year across the Southwest when the wind shifts, bringing an increase in moisture to the region and resulting in more-frequent thunderstorms. For much of the year, high pressure is to the..

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No Bake Banana Split Pie

On July 21st, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- RainingHotCoupons   Banana Split Pie Yummy! I love Banana Split sundaes but this next recipe is for a pie….banana split pie. It’s actually quite easy to make and doesn’t take a ton of ingredients. You an also add whatever other goodies you’d like to it (sprinkles, strawberry sauce and more). Enjoy this delicious pie..

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Why Is Drinking Water So Important For Toddlers And Young Children?

On July 16th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- More4Kids.Info   Drinking Water for Toddlers Is Essential Children often see all sorts of concoctions on television that make water appear very unexciting and unappealing. How can water compete with a soda or kool-aid? Providing water for a toddler early on is important for your child health, and encouraging him to drink it as part..

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Is It Safe To Swim In A Lightning Storm?

On July 14th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- National Lightning Safety Institute   Lightning’s behavior is random and unpredictable. We recommend a very conservative attitude towards it. Preparedness and quick responses are the best defenses towards the lightning hazard. Swimming pools are connected to a much larger surface area via underground water pipes, gas lines, electric and telephone wiring, etc. Lightning strikes..

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6 Delicious Grilled Pineapple Recipies

On July 11th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- ohsweetbasil.com, thecomfortofcooking.com, pinchofyum.com, tidymom.net, goodnessgracious.com, tideandthyme.com Grilled Pineapple Salsa 5 (1/2-inch thick) slices of fresh pineapple 1 small red onion, finely diced 2 jalapenos, seeded and finely diced 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped juice of 1 lime 1/4 tsp kosher salt Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Add the sliced pineapple and grill for..

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Picky Eater Solutions

On July 10th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Emily Franklin @Parenting.com The power struggle: over! Little kids long to control their worlds, and doing that through food comes naturally. To break the push-pull cycle: Let go of your end of the emotional rope. You can’t force your child to do anything, especially eat, so just stop trying. Simply offer her nutritious, varied foods—and..

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