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Your Kid’s Helmet Fit Guide

Your Kid’s Helmet Fit Guide


Posted By on Oct 22, 2016

    Your kids are on the move. Your pediatrician has advised you to make sure they wear their safety gear, especially a safety helmet, to protect those hard heads of theirs. Now how do you make sure you’re getting the right helmet and the right helmet fit?   This is extremely important as more than 80,000 people are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries related to skateboarding alone.    Find...

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TOP 5 RIGHT CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

    I have a love / hate relationship with car seats. Why? I LOVE the protection and safety they afford our little ones. But I HATE that there are a million to choose from and that the best type for your child may change as your child grows. There is one brand that checks most boxes and comes the closest to a universal seat …more on that later.   For now, let’s focus on making sure the car seat we’ve...

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Day 16 Method: Oral Health

Day 16 Method: Oral Health


Posted By on Oct 16, 2015

  The importance of oral health is well known. It goes beyond cavities, halitosis and even gum disease. During pregnancy, plaque build-up can threaten the health the baby. There appears to be a link between premature labor or low birth weight babies and gingivitis. Apparently, excessive amounts of bacteria entering the bloodstream can potentially travel to the uterus and cause a chemical train reaction centering around...

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  Who hasn’t placed their child in front of the TV or left them alone to play in their room in order to get household chores or projects completed? We all have, right?   We as parents have taken the first line of defense in knowing where our children are, we’ve secured the room, we think, and we’ve set clear boundaries on what areas are off limits. Unfortunately, unattended children tend to climb on, over...

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If you’re like me, the thought of turning the safety of your children over to an unproven sitter is petrifying!  Over and above the concerns surrounding routine, we worry about emergencies in nearly every form. Let’s remove an element of fear by taking the following essential life-saving safety & sitter tips.     GENERAL SAFETY   Make sure the sitter you hire has proper child care skills...

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  I’m passionate about finding quality products for my family, my health, and my home.  I put a great deal of thought and research into everything I purchase.  I want you to benefit from my toil.   Over the last 6 months, I’ve highlighted 5 Favorite Finds each month; these are finds or products that I love, and readily recommend to my family and friends.   So as we bid adieu to 2014, I’m...

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