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What you should know about baby monitors being hacked

First it was Target. Then it was your online passwords. Now, chillingly, it’s baby monitors. Time magazine reported Tuesday that Heather and Adam Schreck’s baby monitor was hacked, with a voice on the other end shouting at the Schreck’s 10-month-old daughter. … Continue reading

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Paper Plate Bird Craft

What better way to welcome Spring than with this adorable Paper Plate Bird Craft.  We found this idea at Happy Hooligans and you can see the detailed instructions here.

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Infant and Toddler CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  It’s a good idea for all parents, and for anyone who provides child care, to take a certifies course in infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  You can contact your local American Red Cross or American Heart Association chapter to sign … Continue reading

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3 Secrets to Porn-Immune Kids

How do you immunize kids against porn? How do you porn-proof them so your kids stay safe online?  It’s no different than the many other dangers you train your kids to deal with–first you warn them, but then you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Flowers

We love the idea of continuing our Earth Day activities into this weeks playgroup.  Making these tissue paper flowers was so much fun for the kiddos.  You can find detailed instructions for them here. We also treated our kids to … Continue reading

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Turn Any Walk into a Nature Walk

In honor of Earth Day we thought we’d share this article by Peggy Ashbrook @ naeyc for families. Every walk is an opportunity for children to learn about the natural world. Walking around the block with my child when he … Continue reading

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Emergency Care: Choking

Most of the time when something blocks your baby’s throat, he or she will instinctively cough, gasp or gag until the object clears their windpipe.  Usually children will breathe on their own, and you don’t need to interfere.  But if your … Continue reading

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