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Fruits and Vegetables In Season: Boost Your Spring Diet

Posted on April 21st, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Eating fruits and vegetables in season during the spring provide the opportunity for great-tasting, fresh combinations after the long winter months. Local in-season spring produce typically contains fewer preservatives, and provides vitamins and minerals that are vital to your diet. If you are wondering how to eat healthy, incorporating [...]

The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

Posted on April 17th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Practicing yoga during pregnancy can have amazing benefits. Prenatal yoga focuses on breathing techniques, gentle stretching, and relaxation, using poses that are safe for you and your baby. Yoga can help you relax during pregnancy and prepare you for delivery. Reduce Stress and Anxiety While pregnancy is generally considered a [...]

Brushing Teeth Games: How to Teach Toddlers to Brush

Posted on April 16th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger If you are trying to get your children to learn good oral health care habits, consider some brushing teeth games to make the daily task fun and rewarding. When dealing with your toddler, you know that sometimes you must carefully navigate your way when teaching them new habits. Toddlerhood [...]

Kids Dress-Up Clothes: Create a Dress-Up Box with Recycled Clothes

Posted on April 15th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Kids dress-up clothes are a great tool for encouraging imaginative play. Why spend money on expensive costumes that children will quickly outgrow when you can recycle your own old clothes into a fun dress-up box? Recycled clothes are not only eco-friendly, but they may also encourage kids to get more [...]

Starting Seeds Indoors: Get a Jump on Spring

Posted on April 14th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Most parts of the country have had a long, snowy winter, and even though it is officially spring, many people still have snow blanketing their backyards. One way to ease your cabin fever is to start your spring garden early. Think it’s impossible? Not at all, if you try starting [...]

Brushing Baby Teeth: When Should You Start?

Posted on April 11th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger All of your baby’s firsts are photo-worthy. From the first gummy smile to the first steps, capturing all this progress is an investment in your baby’s future—one day, you’ll have the chance to look back and reminisce. Another great investment in your little one’s future is taking the time to [...]

Exercise for Kids: Shake Out Extra Energy

Posted on April 10th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger After an extremely long winter, your kids have most likely stored up enough excess energy to power a small city. As springtime kicks into high gear, the longer daylight hours increase everyone’s alertness, and parents always seem to be trying to encourage exercise for kids to keep them physically [...]