10 Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween Safety: Trick or Treating with Safety in Mind
It’s finally here – the night kids everywhere stock up on their hidden candy supply to eat and enjoy for the next few months! Halloween is a fun and sugar filled holiday but it can also be dangerous – and for more reasons than you might think. First Choice ER Executive Medical Director, Dr. Mike Muzzarelli offers tips on how to ensure both a fun and safe Halloween night.
1. The infamous Halloween costume takes a great deal of thought and once the costume is decided on it is important that your child tries it on to make sure that it fits. If costumes are too long and drag, kids may trip over them and potentially seriously hurt themselves.
2. Costumes could be a fire hazard. Many times neighbors put carved pumpkins with a lit candle on their patio and if kids walk by them excess material could catch on fire. Read the full story »
Halloween Recipes for Kids with Braces
With Halloween just around the corner, kids with braces will be tempted to chew on sticky candy that could tear off brackets and delay treatment. But parents, don’t fear! For those of you hosting Halloween …
9 Ways to Get Kids Outdoors
Ideas for Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family
These days, unless we push ourselves, it is a difficult task even for most adults to get outside and get exercise and fresh air. As for being an …
Dirt Pudding: Fun Kids Treat
Kid friendly treat that kids
will love to help make
The Letter “D” week at preschool equals studying and learning about dinosaurs, dogs, and dirt. Dirt pudding that is, the perfect special snack for letter D week!
3 Tips to Transform Bedtime
Every night your tween’s body begs for sleep. And every night your child resists it. It’s no fun. Here are three simple tips to make bedtime stress free to ensure a long night’s sleep.
Zoned zero …
Family Mealtime is Important
How to Get Your Family Back to the Dinner Table for Family Mealtime
by Laurie Barenblat
It may seem simple, but eating together as a family has been proven to be very beneficial. Studies have found the …
Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes and Candy
Tips on How to Save On Halloween Costumes, Candy and Fun
by Stephanie Nelson, the Coupon Mom
Halloween is now reported to be the 2nd most expensive holiday of the year! Even though we don’t exchange expensive …
Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area
Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches!
Updated for 2016
You don’t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your favorite …
10 Things Schools Can Do to Help Prevent Bullying
10 Ways School Can Prevent Bullying
Bullying is an issue that schools around the country are paying attention to. It’s one that is leaving many seats in the classrooms empty each day. In fact, it’s estimated …
Vegetable Entrees: Winter Squash Ravioli
Starters and Sides Made Easy: Winter Squash Ravioli
Recipe Excerpt from Starters & Sides Made Easy
Who doesn’t love a good main course? But why should main courses get all the attention? For any meal to truly …