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Family Friendly Medicine Cabinet

Family Friendly Medicine Cabinet

As a mom, I can verify that kids have more bumps, bug bites and scrapes than anyone else in the family. Yet most over-the-counter (OTC) remedies have …

Black Mamas and Babies

Black Mamas and Babies

Thank you to Tasha Portley for shining a light on the uncomfortable truth that the birth world, like our social world, is racially segregated. Tasha …

Screen-Free Week

Screen-Free Week

Originally called TV-Turnoff Week, Screen-Free Week (May 1 to 7) is an opportunity to raise awareness about excessive dependence on entertainment …

Food Insecurity Threatens Learning

Food Insecurity Threatens Learning

  Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Creative Commons. Imagine a world in which millions of young American children don’t live with food …

Wet Squishy Things

Wet Squishy Things

Making mud pies is about the simplest and most satisfying thing you and your child can do. So is squishing mud between your toes. Here are some …

Virgin Cocktails

Virgin Cocktails

I went out to dinner recently with some pregnant and nursing mommies and they had Shirley Temple’s to drink as a treat with dinner. That got me …

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Family Friendly Medicine Cabinet

Family Friendly Medicine Cabinet

As a mom, I can verify that kids have more bumps, bug bites and scrapes than anyone else in the family. Yet most over-the-counter (OTC) remedies have side effects that are risky to our little ones. Here are some of my …

Screen-Free Week

Screen-Free Week

Originally called TV-Turnoff Week, Screen-Free Week (May 1 to 7) is an opportunity to raise awareness about excessive dependence on entertainment screen media: TV, video games, computers, and hand-held devices. …

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