Child Health

Spring Brings Colds and Allergies

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March Roars In Like a Lion! Hello Everyone; With spring upon us I wanted to take the time to share some important information with you about keeping your children and family safe. With the spring come longer daylight hours, wind, rain, new growth and ALLERGIES.  It is sometimes difficult to tell whether your child is [...]

Preventing Child Heat Strokes In Vehicles

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On Average Every 10 Days A Child Dies From Vehicle  Heat Stroke Children are much more likely to suffer heat strokes when trapped in a vehicle than adults. According to the safer.gov website, child's body temperature can heat up to 5 times faster than an adult. Here are some startling facts I discovered  from this [...]

Heat Stress, Bug and Playground Safety

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Heat Stress in Exercising Children This post contains information from www.aapnews.org (Official News Magazine of the American Academy of Pediatrics) and their website www.aap.org. The intensity of activities that last 15 minutes or more should be reduced whenever high heat and humidity reach critical levels. At the beginning of a strenuous exercise program or after traveling to a [...]

Summer Safety for Kids

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Safe Kids USA Study Finds Summer Months Dangerous A Safe Kids USA Study found that 42 percent of accidental deaths in children occur during the summer. For children ages 10 to 14, the number of accidental deaths increases by 14 percent during summer months. Certain types of injuries also are common during the summer months. However, we [...]

Dr. Elizabeth Gold Visits Junior’s Junction

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On Thursday 2/21/2013 Dr Elizabeth Gold along with her puppet friends and assistant Dianna came to Junior's Junction to talk with our Preschool and Pre-K classes about dental health. She talked about the need to brush at least 2 times a day for 2 minutes..  She then demonstrated proper brushing and flossing techniques using her [...]

8 Dental Health Tips

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Hello and welcome to the Junior's Junction Parent Connection Blog. My name is Cheryl Butimore. I am the Director of Marketing and Curriculum for Junior's Junction Learning Center located at 2249 E Loop 820 N Ft Worth, TX 76118. It is my hope to utilize this blog format to bring interesting child development articles and [...]