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The Happiest Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Posted on May 16th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Do you feel like Dad is particularly hard to shop for? You’re not alone. Every year, we search for gifts to honor our men on behalf of our children. It’s not that Fathers Day gift ideas are hard to come by, but finding that perfect present that really shows [...]

How to Explain the Tooth Fairy to Your Child

Posted on April 29th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Traditions are one of the best ways to keep a family close. Children love to anticipate events, and one of the earliest ways to develop this excitement is talking about the Tooth Fairy’s role in rewarding kids for bravely experiencing natural tooth loss. There are hundreds of ways to make [...]

Brush Your Teeth Song: The Best Tunes to Brush To

Posted on April 28th, 2014

Posted by  Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Sometimes, getting your toddler or young child to brush their teeth can be quite a struggle. If you need some help to make teeth brushing more exciting, try a brush your teeth song. After all, everything is always more fun with music! Sing About It No matter how much time [...]

The First Dentist Visit: How to Help Anxious Children

Posted on April 28th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Regular dental checkups are important to maintain oral health, so it’s a good idea for you to help your children become accustomed to the dentist’s office as soon as possible. To make routine appointments worry-free, talk to your kids before their first dentist visit and reassure them that dentists [...]

Is a Cloth Diaper Service Worth It?

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Have you considered cloth diapering your baby? If so, you probably already know that the sheer number of options available can be overwhelming. There are so many choices (prefolds, pocket diapers, all-in-ones, and more). Each option requires a slightly different method for diapering and washing. You also have the option [...]

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 [...]