Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Push A Stroller Change The World
On Thursday, November 10, 2011 stroller brigades of parents and caregivers will take to the streets in eleven states to show their support for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. The Act is meant to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which essentially created a safe-until-proven-dangerous attitude towards […]

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Toxic Chemicals In Baby Shampoo ?

Toxic Chemicals In Baby Shampoo ?

| November 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs you will ever take on. You are constantly worrying and doing everything in
your power to keep your child healthy and safe. So, recent news about how the baby shampoo you bought, used and trusted to be safe is now found to be TOXIC is angering millions […]

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Winter Stroller Accessories for Baby

Winter Stroller Accessories for Baby

| November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Winterize Your Stroller
As we usher in November and say goodbye to Halloween, winter is fast upon us. Unexpectedly so for our friends in the North East US with those recent snow storms! Despite the cold, many moms and dads like to get out and enjoy a family walk or do some jogging on those days […]

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Funny Things Kids Say

Funny Things Kids Say

| November 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Mom, which kind of cereal kills you?”
This was the question called out to me from the back seat this morning.  For the life of me I cannot think of what they were watching before we left the house on tv that brought on this conversation.  I cannot imagine it came from the animated feature film […]

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World Population Hits 7 Billion

World Population Hits 7 Billion

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Statistics show that the world population reached 7 billion on October 31st. With such a large number of living civilians, how did we get here? It took us approximately 50,000 years to reach 1 billion world population back in 1800 and another 130 years to double the population to 2 billion in 1930. It only […]

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Braces for Kids When Should they get them?

Braces for Kids When Should they get them?

| November 2, 2011 | 5 Comments

I realize that most of you aren’t even close to having to worry about getting braces for your kids so you may not need this article, but things have changed in the world of braces. Today is a big day in our home! My nine year old is getting braces. Nine years old you say? […]

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Food

Red, White and Blue Flag Fruit Salad

Red, White and Blue Flag Fruit Salad

Looking for a healthy alternative to dessert this fourth of July or Memorial Day? Summer is the perfect time for fresh fruit and there are so many options!
1. Core pineapple and dice. Slice bananas on the same cutting board so they get a little pineapple juice on them, this help keep them from turning brown.
If […]

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some of […]

Shopping

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

Wow, June already; we’re almost halfway through the year! June brings Father’s Day, camp outs, the official start of summer, and some great sales on items that you want and need. Just like last month, June is a good time to buy mattresses; stores deeply discount last year’s stock. We were able to buy new […]

Gift Ideas for the new Graduates

Gift Ideas for the new Graduates

High school graduation is a huge step from adolescence to adulthood. High school graduations are taking place right now, and you might be getting ready to attend a graduation party at some point in late May or June. While it is tempting to stick some cash in a card (after all, green suits everyone!), if […]