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Practice active listening when you talk with your kids about sex. Learn how from @healthychildren: #parenting
Nervous to talk with your kids about sex? Try using examples from TV or music to start a conversation: #parenting
Help your teens build strong, respectful relationships — start by talking about healthy relationships. #parenting
Find out if your child's school has an evacuation plan & how you can get reunited after a disaster. #Prep4Kids
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Kids of different ages may react differently to a disaster. Respond at their level. #Prep4Kids
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If you haven't put together a disaster kit yet, this list is a great start. #Prep4Kids
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Make sure your family emergency kit & plan keep up with your child’s changing needs, from clothes to toys to favorite snacks. #Prep4Kids
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Try these communication tips from @healthychildren when talking to your kids about sex: #parenting
Got questions on keeping little ones safe in a disaster? Join the #Prep4Kids chat today @1pmET
Share your thoughts on this #HealthNews: “Contraception, abstinence push U.S. teen birthrates to historic lows”
When your kids ask you questions about sex, ask them what THEY think before you answer: #healthfinder #parenting
Youth 13-24 are especially at risk for #STDs. Help them make safer #sexualhealth choices!
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Find age-appropriate ways to talk to kids about bodies & sex with these Q&As from @KidsHealth: #parenting
Talking w/ your kids about sex may not be easy, but it’s important. Tips to help guide your conversations: #parenting
A7: Find Spanish-language health tips & tools, including info on services covered under health reform. #HHMSalud
HIV/AIDS among top causes of death for Latinos. We provide resources in Spanish for women and girls. #HHMSalud
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A5: Promotoras: Educational materials on #physicalactivity & #nutrition now available in Spanish: #HHMSalud
A4: miBuscador de salud helps families find out which important health services they may need this year. #HHMSalud
Are you Hispanic & living with cancer? Look here for resources in Spanish: #HHMSalud @MinorityHealth @SaluddeMinorias
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A2: These resources help all parents, incl #Latinos, talk w/ teens about health #HHMSalud
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Check out this week’s health challenge & RT if you plan to take us up on it!
A2: We have Spanish resources to help talk about health topics. Example on how to talk about losing weight: #HHMSalud
This week, we’re sharing tips & resources to help you talk to your kids about sex. Follow us to join the conversation! #parenting
Follow @Readygov @CDCemergency @fema @GetReady @PHEgov for more on getting prepared for emergencies. #FF #NatlPrep
Make sure your family is ready for an emergency — get tips to plan for an #evacuation: #NatlPrep
Need ideas for healthy snacks? You aren’t alone! Check out our monthly newsletter: #healthfinder
Looking for a quick and easy emergency communication plan? Fill this one out with your kids: #NatlPrep
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Contact your state’s #emergency management office to learn about disasters that might happen in your area: #NatlPrep
Get help starting a conversation about unhealthy relationships: #WhyIStayed #WhyILeft
Share your thoughts on the latest #HealthNews: “Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids”
Learn what to do for injuries and emergencies: #NatlPrep #healthfinder
Relationship violence isn’t always preventable, but there are ways to protect yourself: #WhyIStayed #WhyILeft
9/17 1-2 PM EDT: Join us for a chat on emergency preparedness for little ones. #Prep4Kids
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Shelter-in-place means to take shelter wherever you are — at home, work, school, or in between. Learn how: #NatlPrep
New blog! 3 prep steps for your family. Know what you need, what to do & how to communicate: #NatlPrep
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Sit down and fill out this Family Emergency Plan together so everyone in your family will know what to do: [PDF]
#childobesitychat DrRG: It's imp. to decrease home portions or say bye to the clean plate club. Teach kids to trust their full tummies!
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Is your child overweight or obese? Don’t put him/her on a diet without a dr.’s advice! Learn more: #childobesitychat
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A3: Support healthier school meals & encourage kids to make smart choices. #childobesitychat
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You can help your child stay at a healthy weight. Get tips here: #NCOAM #childobesitychat
From @Readygov — Know what questions to ask at work or your child’s school about their emergency plan: #NatlPrep
Every family needs a #FirstAid kit. Find out what to put in yours: #NatlPrep
The hashtag for National Preparedness Month is #NatlPrep. Get the toolkit to participate:
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Check out this week’s health challenge & RT if you plan to join in!
September is National Preparedness Month! Follow us for tips & resources to help you and your family prepare for emergencies. #NatlPrep