Head Lice Treatment and Prevention

Head Lice Treatment and Prevention

| November 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

All about Lice
The official estimate of yearly cases of people contracting Lice is between 6 and 12 million people. Of those numbers, approximately 98% of them are children under the age of 10. Head Lice are denied in many quarters as pesky little six legged insects, that predominantly act as a nuisance to humans. Their […]

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Better Candy Choices for Halloween

Better Candy Choices for Halloween

| October 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Not only is Halloween candy bad for the kids, but it’s difficult for the adults to walk buy those childhood favorite treats as well.  Besides how bad can a miniature Snickers be?  Well it’s not just the calories, the increased sugar will also make you crave more carbs. It’s a vicious cycle.
There are better options […]

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The Importance of a College Education and how to save for it

The Importance of a College Education and how to save for it

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Many parents today are worried about how they will be able to afford college for their children now that the economy is getting worse. There are was that you the parent could make sure you can prepare for the expense of sending your children to college that can cause parents to become overwhelmed. The good […]

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New ADHD Guidelines for Better Treatment

New ADHD Guidelines for Better Treatment

| October 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

The percent of children that have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD over the last 10 years has practically increased two fold. Looking at this situation, the American Academy of Pediatrics has decided to impose new and improved guidelines, which were first released in 2000. With these latest guidelines, pediatricians are given […]

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Cost of Raising a Child Skyrockets

Cost of Raising a Child Skyrockets

| October 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

I was shocked when I heard the latest numbers that add up the cost of raising children released by the United States Department of Agriculture. For the purpose of comparison, the numbers are calculated for a family with two children, being raised by two parents, in a middle income household. As of the end of […]

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Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

| October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

The time has come when it’s time for me to start thinking about BABY-PROOFING my house with safety latches and locks.  My little one is getting the point were moving and grooving is a part of everyday life.  We’re not crawling just yet, but as each day passes the rolling and knee scooting is getting […]

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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.
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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 […]