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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month – Let’s Celebrate!

Posted on February 28th, 2014

Posted by Oral Health America February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is sponsored every year by the American Dental Association to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for children. At Oral Health America we will are focusing on children both this month and for the entire year through our Smiles Across [...]

How to Be Environmentally Conscious: Four Field Trips to Inspire Your Child

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If you want to teach your child how to be environmentally conscious, consider planning a green field trip. Seeing a recycling center up close or getting hands-on at a thrift store could spark interest in an eco-friendly lifestyle. Here are a few show-and-tell ideas to help you explore recycling [...]

Cabin Fever Crafts for Kids

Posted on January 14th, 2014

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Weekends or days off from school are typically filled with outdoor adventures and playtime, but what do you do when a winter snowstorm hits? Crafts for kids can help beat their stuck-inside blues. These cabin-fever cures are entertaining and can be made from materials you likely already have in [...]

Homemade Baby Food without the Hassle

Posted on January 8th, 2014

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger It’s time to introduce your baby to her first solid foods. You don’t want to feed her processed junk, but you don’t have the time to puree and freeze like some parents do. Fortunately, there’s a great way to make homemade baby food a part of your everyday routine. [...]

Four Tips for Choosing Organic Produce

Posted on January 6th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When you prepare a large family dinner, make it a healthy dining experience by choosing organic foods. Making appetizers with organic produce or serving an organic ham, gives you a chance to teach your family how important it is to avoid foods grown and processed with pesticides, hormones, herbicides, [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Who Want to Change the World

Posted on December 30th, 2013

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger 2014 is fast approaching, so it’s time to discuss New Year’s Resolutions with your family. This year, step beyond the standard resolutions to conquer bad habits and improve health. Your kids are old enough to see that the world’s not perfect, and they’re compassionate enough to want to change it. [...]