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French Fries for Breakfast?

A recent study suggest that potato-based products can provide health benefits for children beyond basic nutrition. How can we prepare potatoes differently to improve its health benefits?
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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.
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How Kids Need to Train for Sports

The days of just hitting the ice, field, court,and pool are long gone. Athletes are exploring different avenues of fitness to gain a competitive edge.

Kids' Fitness Goals for 2019

Here are a few helpful tips on how to help your child set and crush new fitness goals for 2019.

Myths About Fitness and Children

As a parent we have all been there, wondering if we are doing the right thing for our children. Today we are going to tackle a few myths that surround fitness.
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More »Product Recalls

Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys Recall

This recall involves interlocking Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys. The bath toys could break and create a sharp point, posing a laceration or choking hazard.

Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles Recall

Water bottles with a black colour spout base and black colour spout cover are included in this recall. The clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

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.

Printed Kids' Water Bottles Recall

If the spout of the water bottle becomes detached during use, a small ring can be exposed and both the spout and the ring may pose a choking hazard.

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.

Dollar Tree Canada Recalls Plush Bunnies

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that this product does not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys.
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More »Nutrition

French Fries for Breakfast?

A recent study suggest that potato-based products can provide health benefits for children beyond basic nutrition. How can we prepare potatoes differently to improve its health benefits?

Protein Powder for Kids

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

Making Healthy Snacks for Kids

Where can parents find healthy snacks. The answer is easy. Make them!
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More »Green Living

Safe Cosmetics for Imaginative Play

Often, young girls use make-up during role playing games. Why you should use chemical free cosmetics.

Eco Classrooms Embrace the Future

A well-rounded education these days includes environmental responsibility.

Green Gifts for Mother's Day!

Make this a memorable Mother's Day by giving mom an eco-friendly gift.
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More »Kids and Pets

The Most Popular Dog Breeds For Children

In choosing a dog for the family, it's a good idea we keep the children in mind.

Play Date Checklist


Doggone Safe recommends that parents visit the home of the family if there's a dog.

Dog Safety for Children

Here are some helpful tips to keep your kids safe from dogs, featuring information for parents and rules for kids.
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