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4 Things to Know About Hand Sanitizers

On November 12th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

4 Things to Know About Hand Sanitizers Via- Michelle Crouch from Parents Magazine               Fact 1: It works. It can be as effective as soap and water. But soap loosens dirt and bacteria off the skin and helps wash it down the drain; sanitizers kill viruses and bacteria. So if your..

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The Kids Cook Monday: Very Veggie Enchiladas with Avocado Crema

On November 10th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Very Veggie Enchiladas with Avocado Crema Via- The Kids Cook Monday             If enchiladas are one of your family’s restaurant faves, why not make a healthy version at home? This tasty dish features protein-packed black beans and edamame in a delicious red sauce. Cooking Tip of the Week:  You can easily shred carrots using a box grater..

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Tips to Make Bedtime Easier

On November 6th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Tips to Make Bedtime Easier Via- Kate Silver @ Parents.com Getting enough sleep is vital to your child’s growth and development, not to mention your own sanity. Studies have shown that sleep-deprived kids get injured more often, they get sick more easily, their grades suffer — and so do their moods. Try these 6 tried-and-true..

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Tips for a Good Swim Lesson

On November 5th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Tips for a Good Swim Lesson Via- Desert Swim School   You’ve only got 30 minutes. You paid for it mom and dad! Make the most out of each swim lesson. Here are some tips that may help: Be on time. That means at the pool, ready to start promptly at class time. Go to..

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My Child Won’t Listen to Me!

On November 4th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

My Child Won’t Listen to Me! Via- Amanda @DirtandBoogers.com                 So how do you get your child to listen to you? Now we know that counterwill is normal and that it’s a good thing.  But, as parents we need our children to listen to us and follow directions...

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Instilling Healthy Habits

On November 3rd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Instilling Healthy Habits Via- Parents.com                     Why We Should Wash Our Hands What to do: Sprinkle some colored glitter on your child’s damp hands, and have her rub them together until the glitter sticks. Then have her shake your hand, open the door, or play with some..

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Meatball Mummies

On October 30th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Meatball Mummies Via- Holly @ SpendPennies.com Ingredients 1 roll of prepared Pizza Dough (I used Pillsbury refrigerated pizza dough) 18 cooked meatballs (homemade or frozen & defrosted) 6 strands raw spaghetti 12 edible eyeballs 1 tablespoon melted butter (optional) Pasta Sauce for serving Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut pizza dough into thin strips, approx...

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Halloween Safety for Your Ghosts and Goblins

On October 29th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Robin McClure   Halloween Safety for Your Ghosts and Goblins Trick or treating safety tips for youngsters:                 Have each child carry or wear something lit, such as a flashlight, glow bracelet or necklace, or flashing attire for visibility. Light-up shoes are also practical, and ever-so-noticeable on..

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6 Secrets of Kids Who Rarely Get Sick

On October 27th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Michelle Crouch from Parents Magazine 6 Secrets of Kids Who Rarely Get Sick Keep hands clean Regular hand-washing dramatically reduces the passing of respiratory and gastrointestinal illness, so get your kids in the habit of scrubbing up (or using a hand sanitizer) when they leave preschool or day care, after every playdate, and before..

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The Wonderful Health Benefits Of Swimming

On October 22nd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Health Status The Wonderful Health Benefits Of Swimming Swimming can offer anyone of any age a huge range of health benefits. You might just feel and look younger, have stronger muscles, and (according to a long time swimmer) better hair. Although you might not have awesome, shiny and chlorine enriched hair, you can find..

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