Guidelines for H1N1 Vaccine

Posted September 30th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Just thought I would share this video from the Today show. The CDC has just come out with their official recommendations for the H1N1 vaccine. You can also check out www.cdc.gov/flu
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New Ways to Connect and Share with KidKupz

Posted September 14th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

We really excited to announce that you can now connect with KidKupz in a variety of ways:

We’re really excited to share parenting tips and support and information about KidKupz with you. We’ll also be hosting contests, offering promotions – the works! So, please connect with us so we can work together to keep kids safe and healthy.

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Always Walking a Delicate Line

Posted September 10th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | 1 Comment »

For those of you with young children, the end of summer has come and your children have headed back to school.  It is a time not only for looking forward to so many new things, but also for some new worries and anxieties for parents and children. We know that our kids will be worrying about their new teachers and how much homework they will get and if they will make friends. We worry about those same things for them along with safety and health concerns…and in the worry and anxiety department, for me anyway, the list goes on and on.

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Sports Safety: Avoiding Head Injuries

Posted September 8th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

With the beginning of the school year comes sports season. Kids (and parents) are excited to get involved in football, baseball and hockey just to name a few. Kids sports are fun and teach kids about teamwork, comradery and healthy competition. But sports can also be dangerous if kids are not supervised or properly protected. In order to avoid head injuries, helmets are an important part of your child’s uniform. Helmets should fit properly and should be tailored for a particular sport (i.e. kids shouldn’t wear a football helmet while at bat.)

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Keeping Your Kids Safe from Swine Flu (H1N1)

Posted September 3rd, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

With today’s CDC case study release that swine flu deaths are higher in older kids, safe health practices are more important than ever. The federal government’s report states that “one in 13 U.S. swine flu (H1N1) deaths have been children and most of the kids have been of school age.” How can you keep your kids safe and protected?

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Kids Going Mobile? Safe Tools for Tots and Teens.

Posted September 1st, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Kids seem to be growing up faster than ever and technology is quickly becoming part of their daily lives. Text messaging and cell phones are being introduced to kids as young as 3 years old. So, how do you know which devices are best for kids and, more importantly, how to keep your kids safe? The cell phone and texting devices below are tailored toward kids and enable parents to have full control over  how your children uses the device. Some even include learning games.

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