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Have Fun Cooking With Your Kids

Lauren Shannon - Thursday, February 23, 2017
Cooking is a skill for life and carries all sorts of benefits. If you can get your kids, even the youngest ones, interested in helping in the kitchen, they will become more adventuresome in their eating, it will enable them to eat much healthier  Read More

The Best Ways to Spend Time with Your Child are Free

Lauren Shannon - Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Your life is busy but you know you need to spend more time with your child. You think of all the things you could do, such as go to the zoo, go to the amusement park and a host of others. All of them can be expensive. They are fun but it isn' Read More

Treating Diaper Rash Effectively

Lauren Shannon - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Treating Diaper Rash Effectively Your baby is screaming and it is clear she is uncomfortable and irritated. As you are changing her wet diaper, you notice her little bottom is getting fiery red. Diaper Rash! You know you don't want to use commer Read More

Where to Put All Those Stuffed Animals!

Lauren Shannon - Sunday, January 15, 2017
Where to Put All Those Stuffed Animals! Children love stuffed animals and some love them more than others. Is your child one who loves stuffed animals so much she has enough to open a stuffed animal zoo? They are great toys because they help chi Read More

No More Crib: Time for a Toddler Bed

Lauren Shannon - Saturday, December 24, 2016
Your little baby isn't so little anymore and has outgrown her crib. Now it is time for a toddler bed. It will take a bit of getting used to for both of you. She may be excited but the first few nights may also bring on some insecurities she didn Read More

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Lauren Shannon - Monday, December 19, 2016
Healthy Holiday Snacks Here is a great idea for a healthy Christmas-themed snack that the kids can help to make. Not only will they enjoy making them, but they are delicious as well! All you need are some strawberries, black sesame seeds or dark  Read More

Holiday Crafting for Kids

Lauren Shannon - Sunday, December 18, 2016
Holiday Crafting for Kids Make a snowman. All that is needed are different sizes of Styrofoam balls for the head and body, small twigs, felt (your choice of color), a marker and glue. Place the smallest Styrofoam ball at the top, a medium in  Read More

Tips for Choosing Toys for Kids

Lauren Shannon - Saturday, December 17, 2016
Tips for the Right Toy Selection Birthdays, holidays, and special days are often times parents are inclined to buy toys for their little ones. When you are ready to make those purchases, there are a few things to keep in mind so that little  Read More

Opening up Your Child to the Wonders of the World

Lauren Shannon - Friday, December 16, 2016
Opening up Your Child to the Wonders of the World Children are naturally curious about their surroundings and activities that go on around them. Help to foster this curiosity by taking your child to a zoo, museum, or some other area of  Read More

Small Healthy Snacks

Lauren Shannon - Thursday, December 15, 2016
Kids are always wanting a snack, but a healthy snack is the thing parents really want to give. Trying new recipes can sometimes be a pain, but with a simple quick recipe, kids and adults will love the creative snack of ants on a log. These ar Read More

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