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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Car seat guidelines for LATCH have changed!!!


  Did you know there are weight limits for the use of LATCH? Have you heard that starting Tuesday February 25, 2014 federal regulators will issue a rule that requires child car seat manufacturers to place labels on the seats  warning parents to not use the seats and the in car anchors called LATCH once their …

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Friday is here!


Spend some time doing what “fills your pitcher” today! What will you do with your Friday?  I have some plans…it may not sound fun to many of you, but I am looking forward to it!  I like order, ask my kids and they will claim I am a bit compulsive at times!  The fact is, when …

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What do you do when your child is resistant to potty training?


Potty training is a challenge for most parents and toddlers.  Remember it is a “partnership” between you and your child to work on this developmental task.  You cannot force it, you can only assist in the learning process.  Occasionally I will see parents who have tried over and over to potty train and their child is …

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Is it time to ditch the diapers?


I think she had to go!  🙂 There are definitely parts of parenting that I like less than others.  I know when potty training time rolled around for each of the kids, it was one of those moments when a crazy thought like, “How bad would it be to skip this?”  would cross my mind. …

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Bask in the “gold medal moments” in your child’s life


Enjoy the “gold medal moments” in your child’s life! It is tough for me to get up and moving this morning.  I have been consumed by the Olympics!  These late nights of television make it a bit more difficult for my feet to hit the floor in the mornings!  It is well worth it though; …

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The HPV vaccine; I say don’t wait, vaccinate!


The HPV vaccine is recommended for all 11 and 12-year-old girls and boys….protect your child! This week there was an article in the USA Today about the vaccination rate of our children against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) virus.  A new report tells us that 22,000 Americans (both men and women) each year are afflicted with preventable cancers …

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Couple time? With kids?


Couple time? With kids?.

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