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The Best Sources of Vitamin D For Your Family

We need vitamin D to boost our immune system, maintain healthy bones and teeth, and to stay happy! Here are the best sources of vitamin D for you and your family.

Kids and Face Masks: What you Need to Know

Ontario Health officials and the CDC are now recommending the use of face masks when out in public. What you need to know when it comes to your kids and how to make your own.

How to Deal with Tween & Teen Anxiety During COVID-19

Anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak is natural, but managing it can be difficult. Here's how you can help your tweens and teens during this uncertain time.

Spring Safety: Be Careful Around Waterways

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is issuing an important reminder to residents of the dangers that exist near bodies of water at this time of year.

A Scout’s Guide to Winter

How do you treat hypothermia or frostbite? When is ice safe to walk on? Can eyes really be sunburned in the winter? Scouts Canada answers this and more with essential safety tips.

A Positive and Healthy Family To-Do List for 2020

The turning of the calendar can be a prime time to focus on forming new good habits. 12 healthy to-dos for the entire family to shape your new year...

10 Tips to Help Families Manage Holiday Stress

When you have to worry about holiday travel, finding the perfect gift, and entertaining friends and family, it's easy to forget the magic of the holiday season.

Family Fitness this Winter!

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t give you and the family the excuse not to keep being active. Here's how to take your family's fitness outdoors this winter.

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time for the kids. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most common holidays for fires. Get important tips from the NFPA.

Dealing with Back-to-School Jitters

As summer comes to an end and kids prepare to head to the classroom, some may suffer from back to school anxiety. This time of transition can be stressful for the entire family.

Stokke Recalls Steps Bouncer

The Steps Bouncer may not attach properly to the Steps Chair despite the locking indicator turning green. This poses both a fall and injury hazard to children.

Sun Safety for Kids

Use these six tips to protect against UV rays and to teach your kids to play safely in the sun.

Summer Food Safety

Eating outdoors is one of the great pleasures of summer! Keep your family safe with these outdoor food safety tips.

10 Best Tips for Healthy Eating on Road Trips

Road tripping with kids this summer? While it's very easy to eat fast, convenient, unhealthy foods while travelling, don't let the fun of a road trip get in the way of your healthy eating goals.

Spring Safety Tips for Families

Tis the season for hiking, grilling, cycling and outdoor fun. But with Spring can also come the occasional bump, bruise, bite, rash and fall.

Tubeez Baby Bath Support Recall

The bath support’s suction cups may not adhere to the bath surface, making it unstable and cause it to possibly tip over while in use.

Keeping Kids Motivated to Workout

How to keep your children focused so they will power through and get the most out of their workout.

Munchkin Waterped Bath Toy Recall

This recall involves Munchkin's Waterpede bath toys. The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Petit Collage Musical Jumbo Wooden Xylophone Recall

The ball on the xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What Parents Need to Know about Making Slime

Health Canada is advising Canadians to take steps to avoid overexposure to boric acid, often found in slime.

Protein Powder for Kids

Does my child need a protein shake after they workout? H2T weighs in on the world of protein powders.

Healthy After-School Habits for Kids

A predictable routine has been proven to help kids thrive in their environments.

Holiday Time Eating

Tis the season to eat lots of unhealthy food. Here are tips to stay healthy and fit during this holiday season.

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

A baby nest's soft, padded sides pose a suffocation risk and babies should never be left unattended in baby nests.

Beat the Heat

As parents and caretakers, it is important to be on the lookout for signs of dehydration.

Fitness Trackers for Kids

There are new apps and fitness trackers that are being introduced everyday. But are they right for our kids?

Mould Found in Sophie the Giraffe

Sophie the Giraffe is not the only toy that can become contaminated.

Drink More Water!

The benefits of water and how to make it a little more exciting to drink.

National Bath Safety Month

When it comes to splish splashing in the tub, make sure you keep your wee ones safe.

Stretching: Before or After Your Workout?

We watch our children jump, run, hang from monkey bars but do we ever think about the importance of stretching?

What Parents Need to Know about Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go app has taken the world by storm. If your kids are playing, here's what you need to know.

Protecting your Baby from the Sun

What you can do to keep wee ones safe from the sun this summer.

Keeping Kids Safe during a Heat Wave

Keep your kids cool and avoid heat related injuries with the following tips.

Trauma Season

In emergency medicine, Victoria Day long weekend is the kickoff to trauma season which lasts until Labour Day.

The Surprising Truth About Schools and First Aid

How is it that First Aid & CPR training are not mandatory for teachers and school staff.
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