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Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Life is so different when kids first head off to school. I’m not referring to the beginning of every school year but rather the beginning of school in general. You know, kindergarten. As a mom, you wonder if you taught them what they need t ...
Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Last week was my annual eye exam. As with every medical appointment I attend, I show up prepared to ask questions and listen to input about my health. “Have you had your cholesterol tested?” my eye doctor asked. My response was ...
Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Last fall we were able to participate in an experiment to learn about clean water. It wasn’t part of a science project nor some homeschool assignment, but it certainly had all the qualifications to be part of an educational program. A ...
Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Why is it that kids don’t want to do things that are good for them? Think about it… Exercising, eating their vegetables, showering, washing their face and hands and brushing their teeth are among the things that just about every ...
You Can Drink That Now

You Can Drink That Now

About a month ago, I watched Wild, the movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Based on the autobiography by Cheryl Strayed, it chronicles her hike of more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. I’m currently in the middle of reading “ ...
Is Your Mouth Killing Your Chances?

Is Your Mouth Killing Your Chances?

Parenting is tough. Teaching kids about why they have to have shots at the doctor, or why they can’t play in the street. Explaining why candy is not a proper breakfast and the importance of saying please and thank you. It’s an e ...
Make Oral Hygiene a Game for Your Child

Make Oral Hygiene a Game for Your Child

Have you ever noticed that even the coolest things lose their luster? The excitement surrounding the newness of it begins to fade. A favorite teddy bear is vanquished and a new one takes its place. The can’t-forget-to-restock grocery ...
Stop Kidding Yourself. Your Child Has Lice

Stop Kidding Yourself. Your Child Has Lice

A few years back when the girls started showering on their own and washing their hair by themselves, I would spot-check their head to see how they were doing. Every once in a while I would have to step in to give it a more thorough once-ove ...
7 Tips for a Better You

7 Tips for a Better You

If there is one thing I’m am really good at, it is avoiding seeing people who knew me when I was young. Elementary school was awesome because I was one of the “cool” kids. Unfortunately, a transfer to a private school in s ...
Healthy, Organic Frozen Foods. Delivered.

Healthy, Organic Frozen Foods. Delivered.

What are your thoughts on soft-serve ice cream? I like it. Except, of course, when it’s supposed to be normal ice cream. A few weeks back, one of the girls decided to have some of her leftover shake from the local ice cream parlor. Us ...