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Tag Archives: environment
Hey, that’s WATER! You can’t waste that stuff!!
“Ummm…whaT (emphasis on the “T”) do you think you’re doing?” My pint-sized son stands before me, hands on hips with full-on attitude (or “chude” as we call it in our house), furrowed brow and look of utter indignation. I follow his … Continue reading
Posted in Children & Tweens, Parenting, Parenting Your Child/Tween, Parenting Your Teen, Parenting Your Toddler & Preschooler, Teens, Toddlers & Preschoolers Tagged environment, halton region, Halton water conservation, Outdoor water-use restriction, school, teach kids water conservation, Water, Water conservation, Water resources 1 Comment
“Ka-Pow to Powerjams”: new kid’s e-book about climate change
Last week HaltonParents got to be part of an official kids book launch at Milton Public Library, on Clean Air Day, June 5. Very exciting stuff!
Posted in Children & Tweens, Keeping Your Child/Tween Safe, Parenting, Parenting Your Child/Tween Tagged air quality, blackout, books, climate change, ebook, emergency preparedness, energy use, environment, family, Halton, halton region, halton region health department, Ka-Pow to Powerjams, power failure, power outage, storybook Leave a comment
Don’t be ‘airy fairy’ when it comes to Air Quality – Be Air Aware!
Mornings are a crazy time in my house! As we all scramble to get ready for the day my two children often ask “mom, what is the weather going to be like today?” I quickly jump for the remote and … Continue reading
Posted in Babies, Children & Tweens, Keeping Your Baby Safe, Keeping Your Child/Tween Safe, Keeping Your Teen Safe, Keeping Your Toddler & Preschooler Safe, Parenting, Pregnancy, Teens, Toddlers & Preschoolers Tagged air, air quality, air quality health index, asthma, climate, environment, heat advisory, heat alert, nature, Physical Health, school, school health, smog, Smog alert, special needs 2 Comments
Celebrating Clean Air Day with Wings and Thingamajigs
Clean Air Day is a time to celebrate our environment by keeping our air clean. It’s also a great time to share walking safety skills with children, to address traffic congestion, pollution and idling around our schools, and most importantly—to … Continue reading
Posted in Children & Tweens, Keeping Your Child/Tween Safe, Parenting Your Child/Tween Tagged a farewell to featherwagons, air quality, barn owls, Clean Air Day, climate, climate change, environment, environmental books for children, green picture books, greenhouse gases, halton region, Physical Health, school, school health, transportation, Wings and Thingamajigs 4 Comments
5 best baby things not for sale…
This is the first post in a three-part series about the pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond. Recently, during a prenatal class I had some parents ask me how do they know what the best products are to buy, like strollers, cribs … Continue reading