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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Today’s post was written by Jeannie Krill, an employee at our home office, and former Bright Horizons teacher: For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the age-old tradition. […]

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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.