Our kids spend a lot of time glued to their screens. According to non-profit Common Sense Media, children aged 8 to 12 spend an average of five hours a day on screens, not including school—and that was before the pandemic. Since lockdown in March, screen time has skyrocketed.
Knowing how to perform CPR on your child, at every age, offers tremendous peace of mind to parents. We’ve created this primer to give you the basics, but it’s always a good idea to take a class in your community.
From insect bites to abrasions, we’ve got the goods on some of the common first aid emergencies you may face as a parent and how to handle them. Read on for what to watch for and how to look after your kiddo in each of the situations below.
Equipment, toys, cars…all of these (and more!) require that parents pay close attention to the safety of their kids. Having a basic knowledge of how to keep children protected in certain situations can provide excellent peace of mind to Moms and Dads.
Mental health issues and illnesses in children are no longer the taboo topics they were decades ago. Instead, we know kids’ brains, emotions and behaviours are just as important as what’s happening with the rest of their development.
Our bodies need nutrients, and a diverse diet will go a long way to achieve that goal. Read on for a list of specific vitamins and minerals and the food items you can incorporate to make sure your diet is coming through for you.