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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

BPA now possibly linked to asthma in children


Bisphenol A or BPA is a very common material that is found in the linings in many canned goods and is put in plastics to keep them flexible.  It has been potentially connected to many health issues in children such as behavior problems, obesity, hormone abnormalities, and not a new study published Journal of Allergy …

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Discipline means to teach


Boundaries and discipline allow your children to feel secure and happy! One day, parents wake up and realize that their precious  10 month old actually knows that the TV or dog food dish is off-limits, but reaches to push the buttons on the TV or take a sample of dog food anyway.  Their cute little …

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Protect your child’s childhood!


I sometimes feel the need to get on a soapbox…and this is a topic that I feel deserves to be addressed by parents who have young children.  The time is coming, if it has not already, that you will feel pressured to push your child through childhood.  Childhood is something to be protected.  I look around in …

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Unplugged weekend!


We will soon be traveling in the car for about 12 hours with two of our four kids.  I actually am looking forward to that 12 hour drive!  We have driven with our kids for the majority of our vacations.  When the kids were young, we took the two day drive to the beach in …

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