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Did you know Halton Region is testing and monitoring beach water?

The beaches of Halton Region are the perfect summer destination to relax, play and spend quality time together. I feel so fortunate to live in a region that boasts so many spots for family fun in the water.

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The pool is NOT a toilet! Tips for staying safe this summer!

Summer is finally here!  Time for some fun in the sun and a splash in the swimming pool. But as the saying goes, it’s all fun and games until someone poops in the pool. While this may sound funny, pool … Continue reading

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Learning more than one language in the early years

Is it okay to speak my home language to my child? One of the most common questions I hear as a public health nurse who works with families of young children is if it’s ok to speak another language to your child.  Parents often worry … Continue reading

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Learning to be a lifesaver, not just for the professionals

Accidents happen quickly, too quickly.  When a child gets hurt, the words “I turned my back for one minute” often follow.  It’s impossible to be a superhero and prevent every accident from happening, but there are things we can do to improve … Continue reading

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Why it’s better to NOT have a routine with young babies

There’s nothing like a good routine. We hear all the time how children need routine to feel safe and secure. Especially during times of stress, routines bring us all comfort and familiarity. These are the times when we are literally … Continue reading

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