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Tips for Taking Your Child To Get a Haircut

Monday, March 02, 2015

Allison

My daughter has long, beautiful hair. Managing it, however, is a huge challenge. Most days we throw it up into a ponytail before school, or I’m ripping apart three sections of knotted hair to form a braid. After all of the activities and running around she does throughout the day, by the time she gets […]

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Lists recalled products which may still be in consumer's homes. A must-visit web site if you frequent children's resale shops!
  • Go City Kids Lists events and activities for kids in the DC metro area.
  • Growing at Bright Horizons An online destination designed to help you and your child grow together. This family resource for growing children is full of challenging activities, family-friendly educational information, and valuable parenting tips.
  • Good Food Catering Company Website The Good Food Company delivers fresh, nutritious meals and snacks to BIDKIDS every day. Learn more about the company from their website.
  • Sign up for e-family news Informative weekly article e-mailed to families regarding current topics that range from healthy snacks and family dynamics, to news reports and safety tips.
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.