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Thanksgiving: Getting the Family Involved

Getting ready for the big Thanksgiving meal? Make it a family affair by getting the whole family involved! Depending on their age, kids can help in a variety of ways. Young kids can held set the table, put ice in glasses, carry plated dishes to the serving area. Older kids can help with the prep …

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Safe Fun for Halloween

Halloween is an exciting time for kids. Follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to make sure it’s a safe time as well: * Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. * Make sure costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, tangling, or contact with flames. * Add reflective tape or striping …

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Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July!

Here’s hoping the weather holds out for festivities and fireworks at the Milton Riverwalk! If you’re planning your own fireworks display, consider following these important safety tips from http://safekids.org/. * Be sure you’re not wearing loose clothing if you’re lighting fireworks. * Never light fireworks near dry grass. * Always have a bucket of water …

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