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Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Gifts and Fostering a Grateful Heart in Your Child


The tree lights are shining, the packages are wrapped, Grandma watches as your sweet child opens his first gift…“EWWW! I don’t like Elmo!  Do I have another present?”  It is like a bad dream…. ‘Tis the season of gifts…and sometimes socially unacceptable behavior!  Children have a difficult time handling disappointment until about age 8, and …

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Stop Using the PeaPod Travel Bed


FINALLY THIS BED HAS BEEN RECALLED!!  STOP USING THIS BED AND CONTACT THE COMPANY FOR A REPAIR KIT!!  TOGETHER WE NEED TO BE ACTIVISTS KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE! Over the last few years I have recommended using the PeaPod Travel Bed by KidCo.  It seemed like the perfect travel bed for young children.  I was notified …

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Navigating the Airport with Children During the Holidays!


During the holidays many of you will be traveling by air to visit extended family.  The thought of tackling the air port with car seats, strollers, diapers, snacks, bottles, breast pump and yes a child can be overwhelming!  Don’t lose that holiday cheer!  Here are a few tips to help you navigate the air port …

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Keep your precious cargo safe by using a car seat correctly!


Parents must be sure that their child’s car seat is being used correctly…we all have precious cargo! I read an article this week that really shocked me.  There was a study where 22,000 children in car seats were randomly checked at gas stations.  Only 3 percent of children between the age of 1 and 3 …

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