Infant deaths prompt Graco stroller recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of five infant strangulations in the strollers.

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How to ‘unspoil’ your child

Is your children’s playroom nearly bursting with toys? Does it seem your son hardly has one Lego set assembled before he’s eyeing the catalogue for the next? Has

Milton Parent Education Network: Kids and Stress

The Milton Parent Education Network Presents, “Kids and Stress” for parents of school age children at the Milton Sports Centre on Santa Maria Blvd. The guest speaker will be

Halton-Peel Private School Expo

Meet top K-12 private and independent schools at Canada's largest private chool Expo. FREE admission with online registration at www.OurKids.net/Expo Chat with school representatives, parents, students and

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Fisher Price recalls 11 million toys

Fisher-Price said Thursday that it is recalling more than 11 million children’s toys in the United States and Canada over safety concerns. The voluntary recall includes tricycles, baby playgrounds

President’s Choice Chocolate Chunk Cookies recalled

Loblaws is warning the public to avoid in-store baked President’s Choice Decadent Chocolate Chunk Cookies because they may contain small round metal pieces. The affected products are sold in

McDonald's Shrek Glasses recalled

McDonald’s Canada recalls Shrek glasses over cadmium traces

As many as one million Shrek glasses sold by McDonald’s Canada are being recalled because of toxic cadmium in the paint. “Because of abundant caution, McDonald’s is issuing a

Step 2 toy buggies recalled for faulty pins

From ParentCentral.ca: About 2.5 million toy buggies have been recalled by Health Canada and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission because of reports the handle can become detached. The

Children's Tylenol, Motrin recalled

From the Associated Press: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Saturday it was investigating a health-care company for possible other problems following its recall of more than 40

Halton 2010-2011 school year calendar approved

At the April 21, 2010 Board Meeting, trustees of the Halton District School Board approved the School Year Calendar for 2010-2011. These dates have been provided to schools

Graco crib recall includes 3,387 in Canada

From ParentCentral.ca: More than 3,000 cribs sold in Canada are part of a new recall Thursday sparked by the danger of suffocation or strangulation of babies. Ily Weldfeld, speaking for

Milton Parent Education Network Free event April 29

The Optimistic Child: Fostering Optimism & Resilience in Your Child Guest Speaker: Rob Stringer Come and learn ways to help children develop optimism so they can succeed in school and

Cars being designed for women in high heels

From Wheels.ca: Don’t call them cute. In the competitive and macho world of car design attempts to lure women into the passenger seat have become remarkably subtle — nothing obvious,

Are 3-D TVs safe? Samsung issues warning

From the Canadian Press: One manufacturer’s warning about 3-D TV's may prompt parents and pregnant women to think twice about the new technology. Samsung Electronics Canada, which recently introduced its

Health Canada issues warning on older ‘Little People’ toys

From: MetroNews.ca: Health Canada is warning parents, grandparents and people who look after small children to get rid of a popular old type of toy that is no longer

Evenflo baby gates recalled after injuries

From CBC.ca: More than 180,000 Evenflo baby gates are being recalled across North America after the manufacturer reported several children had been hurt in accidents involving the protective stair

Tiger Jeet Singh Elementary School — your thoughts?

Well, Halton District School Board Trustees voted yesterday to name Milton's newest elementary school after a former WWE wrestler. That wrestler just happens to be one of Milton's most

Milton Family Day Activities

[for 2011 Family Day Activities in and around Milton, click here] Spend some active time with your loved ones This Family Day, Monday, February 15th, 2010, there are a host

Autism and vaccines: Is the debate over?

From Today's Parent: The latest round in the debate over vaccines and autism came Feb. 2 with a dramatic announcement by The Lancet. The medical journal is retracting a

Children waiting for in-school mentors

From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton: Children at a number of Milton schools continue to wait for an in-school mentor and a local agency is working hard to

Thousands of Halton parents get wake-up call

School board's phone system goes awry, rings 25,000 homes at 5 a.m. It's one thing to install a new auto-dial software system. But it's quite another to announce it

Milton, Halton H1N1 clinics set to re-open

From Healthzone.ca: Flu clinics are set to re-open as early as January 7th in Halton Region for those who need a second dose of H1N1 vaccine. The second round of

HDSB opens P.L. Robertson in Milton as a walking only school

// From the Halton District School Board: Community and municipal partners make "walking only" a possibility for newly built school The Halton District School Board will open one of its

Milton schools chosen for full-day kindergarten in 2010-11

// From the Halton District School Board: The Halton District School Board (HDSB) has announced the schools that will offer full-day junior and senior kindergarten in fall 2010. Among them

Free Public Skating in Milton

Free Holiday Public Skating in Milton

UPDATED FOR 2010: Calling all parents: you know that week in between Christmas and New Year’s when your kids are still on holidays, hanging out around the house playing

The future of boys

Many have spent decades trying to address the barriers to women in education and in business. And in spite of the progress, there is more to be done. At

The Best Sunscreens for Your Body and Face

Check out this round-up of the best sun protection products chosen to suit all sun-loving lifestyles Best Sunscreens for Your Body This summer, whether you’re pounding city streets or getting

School lunches about more than food

One day your kids might devour the healthy sandwich or salad, or wrap in their lunch. The next, it can all change. Don't forget image, peer pressure, the fickleness

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