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The Kid's Corner

Welcome to the Metro Mothers Network Kid's page!
We are excited to share informative tips about children. The MumNet website continues to grow and we hope that it will be a valuable ahd helpful tool for you to access.
If you have any tips that you would like to share, please email the .

Articles and information

We will post articles on both this page as well as the Member's Forum that will pertain to all aspects of early childhood and beyond. It will also have craft and art ideas, recipes that kids are sure to love, preschool suggestions and lots more! It is our hope that members and alumni will add their information to the forum for all to share. This will be a place for you to share and exchange your ideas with other moms.

Child safety and health

Here are some interesting articles about child safety and health. For more interesting articles, go to the Member's Forum and click on the "Kid's Corner" board.

EatRight Ontario- this website provides nutrition and healthy eating information, including a "Ask A Dietitian" service that provides a direct link to registered dietitians to answer your questions and provide you with information about hard-to-find nutrition topics.

Child Safety Seats and Booster Seats- the Government of Ontario website has a FAQ about child safety seats and booster seats.

Safe Kids Canada resources- resources on a wide range of safety topics (pedestrian safety, motor vehicle safety, pool safety, bicycle safety, etc) which are available free of charge.

Recipes for kids!

  1. Fun Fruit Kebobs- apples, banana, grapes, and pineapple rolled in coconut and dipped in yogurt.
  2. Edible Veggie Bowls- peppers, celery, and carrots dipped in dressing.

Craft and art ideas

  1. Coloring Book Pages- DLTK's Crafts for Kids site features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays and educational themes.
  2. Amazing Moms site- arts and crafts for kids with rainy day tips.

Parenting Tips

  1. Do not make me late- an article from Alyson Schafer that focuses on a few ideas to help get your tot in motion.
  2. The Language of Encouragement- an article from Alyson Schafer that includes phrases that demonstrate acceptance, that show confidence, that focus on appreciation, and that recognize improvement.
  3. Weaning off pacifiers- an article from Alyson Schafer about pacifiers.

Enjoy the Kid's Corner!


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