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    Preparing for Back to School
    Nom Nom Nom! Top 10 Healthy, Nut-Free Snacks for School
    Are you stumped for snack ideas because your child can't eat nuts — or can't bring nuts to school due to a classmate's peanut allergy? Besides fresh fruit and veggies, learn some other easy, packable, healthy snacks that kids can bring to schoo...
    Erin Dower
  • Preparing for Back to School
    10 Nut-Free Lunch Ideas
    Packing nut-free school lunches can be tricky! Whether your child has a peanut or nut allergy himself or his school has banned nut products because of widespread allergies, you can find some creative and safe options that kids will love munching ...
    Erin Dower
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    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • SchoolLunch,HotDog
    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Peanut Allergy
    The Prevalence of Peanut Allergy
    The Prevalence of Peanut Allergy First the airlines stopped offering in-flight peanuts. Then you started getting notices from your child's school, or phone calls from the parents of his friends, urging you to avoid sending along any foods contai...
    Nancy Witting
  • General Health Printables
    Your Guide to Seafood Safety
    This wallet-sized printable recommends the amount of fish consumption for children and pregnant women, along with mercury levels. ...
  • Healthy nut free school snack, Horizon organic string cheese
    Preparing for Back to School
    Nom Nom Nom! Top 10 Healthy, Nut-Free Snacks for School
    Are you stumped for snack ideas because your child can't eat nuts — or can't bring nuts to school due to a classmate's peanut allergy? Besides fresh fruit and veggies, learn some other easy, packable, healthy snacks that kids can bring to schoo...
    Erin Dower
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Kids
    Food Safety
    Food Safety for Your Toddler
    Food Safety for Your Toddler Childproofing Try never to drink hot coffee around your toddler and keep your cup well out of her reach if you do. A single spilled cup of coffee can give your one-year-old third-degree burns over 80 percent of her ...
  • Kids
    Food Storage
    Canning Foods with Care
    Canning Foods with Care In Grandma's day, this canning process was called “putting up” food. Before freezers, the best way to capture the bounty of each season was to preserve foods at home. Although the process is called canning, it's done ...
  • Food and Nutrition Printables
    Food Safety Quiz
    Take this quiz to see how much you know about keeping food safe. ...
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    Food Additives
    Food Additives
    Food AdditivesPyridoxine hydrochloride. Niacinamide. Thiamin mononitrate. Sodium ascorbate. The gobbledygook on food label ingredient lists may sound suspicious, like chemical additives you want nothing to do with, never mind feed to your child. ...
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    Lactose Intolerance
    What's the Difference Between Allergy and Intolerance?
    What's the Difference Between Allergy and Intolerance? Food for Thought Don’t confuse a lactose intolerance with a milk allergy. A lactose intolerance involves difficulty digesting the milk sugar lactose; a milk allergy involves an allergic re...
  • Kids
    Food Allergies
    Diagnosing Food Allergies
    Diagnosing Food Allergies Many folks view this whole food-sensitivity business as faddism and quackery, and unfortunately, we have earned this mindset. Did you know that out of the gazillions of people who think they have a food allergy, less th...
  • Kids
    Food Poisoning
    How to Avoid Food Poisoning
    How to Avoid Food Poisoning We've all read reports about undercooked chicken and pork, mayonnaise and eggs left out in the sun too long, seafood that's gone from overripe to bad. What changes these foods from delicious delights to dangerous disa...
  • Kids
    Choking
    Choking Hazards
    Choking Hazards There are countless things a baby or small child could choke on in your house, and a baby will put anything in his mouth. That's why keeping small objects out of reach is so important. Among the major choking hazards are coins, p...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Choking
    How to Save Yourself If You're Choking
    How to Save Yourself If You're Choking What if you happen to be the person who chokes on a chicken bone, and there's no one around to help? Don't worry. The Heimlich Maneuver is so versatile, you can even perform it on yourself. Dial the phone...