Successful Kids’ Nutrition Tips and Tricks to Make Your Life Easier

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  Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? We know how hard you try to ensure that your children eat well and how challenging that can be. During the month of March, we will be addressing healthy eating habits with your children through stories and activities. By making them more aware of how important it is to eat … Read More

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Digesting the True Effects of Sugar on Your Child

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  Do you dread when your child gets an invitation to another child’s birthday party because you know she’ll be eating lots of candy and bouncing off the walls? Is sugar the real culprit here? What are the true effects of sugar on your child? What the Experts Say About Sugar and Hyperactivity in Children Believe it or not, there … Read More

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5 Ways to Foster Healthy Media Usage in Your Preschooler 

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Is your preschooler getting his very own IPAD or computer this year for the holidays?  Exposing your young child to technology can enhance his education unless it takes over his life.  Per a study done by the Kaiser Family Foundation, only three out of ten kids ages 8-18 said their parents set boundaries on their use of technology. Don’t let … Read More

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10 Proven Ways to Please Your Prechooler’s Picky Palate

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    As Johnny grew into a toddler, he was learning lots of new skills like walking, talking, and climbing. His mom noticed that he only wanted to eat certain foods probably because they made him feel more secure. Johnny’s fussy eating habits all started when he was one.  He had started feeding himself more and became insistent on eating … Read More

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How to Foster Better Sleep Habits in Your Young Child

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  Why is it so important for your child to get a good night’s sleep? Good sleep habits help your child increase memory and attention skills, interact positively with others, and ready him to deal with new experiences Researchers have concluded that poor sleep habits can lead to the possibility of obesity, diminished memory and attention, as well as poor … Read More

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10 Most Effective Parenting Practices to Improve Your Child’s Life

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  Are you on information-overload when it comes to effective parenting practices?  Is Dr. Phil telling you that time-out is absolutely necessary to curb bad behavior in your child while another expert feels it’s too harsh? At a recent American Psychological Association meeting, University of California-San Diego Professor, Robert Epstein, and his assistant, attending student, Shannon Fox, presented the findings … Read More

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How to Enable Your Child to Cope in Times of Tragedy

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    Were you glued to your television this past Sunday watching the news about the Orlando terrorist attack? Has your preschooler started asking questions about the incident or expressing fear? Here are some ways you can enable your child to cope in times of tragedy. Ways to Enable Your Child to Cope in Times of Tragedy Talk to Your … Read More

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Sun Safety Practices for Young Children and Why They Matter

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“Those Lazy, Hazy, Days of Summer” will soon be upon us. Time spent outdoors at the beach, pool, backyard picnics, or theme parks can provide hours of fun for your family. Just be wary of the powerful effects of the sun. A recent study reported by Web Md, showed that only 1 in 4 children use sunscreen regularly.  Children who … Read More

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7 Painless Ways to “Extract” Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

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The sound of the dentist’s drill shrilled loudly in the background as little Sammy waited for his mom in the dentist’s office . “What’s that scary noise?” he anxiously asked his dad. “Oh, it’s nothing you need to be concerned about,” his dad replied. Most young children have odontophobia, or fear of the dentist.  They may have heard a story … Read More

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