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15 Items That Will Keep Your Home Clean and Green

Stock up on the "clean 15," and you'll be able to clean just about anything.

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A Parents’ Guide to Children’s Vaccinations

In this comprehensive guide we provide important facts and pointers on what parents should look for when deciding on whether or not to vaccinate your child.

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Tropical Avocado Dish with Chicken and Sweet Plantains

This dish was inspired by the traditional Puertorican jibaro meal and combined with other tropical flavors-sweet plantains and avocados.

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What We Need to Know About Beef Production

If you are a meat-eater and like to savor its taste but also want to get the best nutritional benefits from its consumption, just like ...
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Superfoods for Super Moms!

How do you make smart nutritional choices while budgeting both time and money? Superfoods might be your answer-they are convenient, can be found everywhere, and ...
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How to Make Sure Your Baby Gets the Nutrients She Needs

When it comes to baby's nutrition, what is a new mom to do? Stick to the basics to make sure your baby is getting the ...

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Glyphosate and Childhood Vaccines

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Teething Tots: 5 Proper Ways To Care For Baby’s Teeth

Teething is not fun for anyone, especially for the little ones. Here are five simple methods to help your teething tot get through it fast and with a smile.

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Natural Ways to Eliminate Common Garden Pests

Learn about these five top garden pests and natural ways to get rid of them.

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Back-to-School Tips for Busy Moms

Re-entering the back-to-school routine can catch us off guard. Here are some tips to ease the transition.

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Understanding Common Food Allergies

Food allergy is a reaction of our immune system, when it mistakes certain food for an invasive matter. See which food allergies are the most common and what to look for.

kid's safety, bathroom safety BABY & KIDS, FAMILY, GUEST BLOGGER

5 Things To Teach Your Children About Bathroom Safety

Whether you have a curious toddler or a pre-schooler, make sure you teach them the safety hazards of your home’s bathroom before their curiosity causes damage or injury.

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The Great Outdoors: Recreation Ideas for Special Needs Children

If you have children with special needs, consider some of the following fun tips this summer.

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day

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5 Green Ways To Combat Bad Breath

If you are dealing with bad breath problem and wish to eliminate it naturally, consider some of these five tips.

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Digital Detox: Get Your Kids Away From their Screens

Although school is out for the summer, as parents, you probably hardly see your kids as they are barricaded in their rooms staring at their computers or other screens most of the time. Not only does excessive screen time have negative affect on your kids’ brains, you might feel desperate to spend some quality time […]

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6 Easy Tips to Teach Your Kids About Green Living

Teaching your kids about green living should start with simple everyday choices that add up over time to make a big difference.

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Traveling with Baby: Calm Skies Ahead

Traveling with a baby or a toddler can be stressful, especially on long plane trips. Our plan-ahead checklist can help avoid unnecessary turbulence.

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Fresh Summer Salad and a Massage for Mom

Our massage therapist friend Cynthia joins us for an easy-to-prepare Thai-spiced fruit and veggie salad and some pro tips on how to relieve aching muscles at home or on the go.

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Affect of Screen Time on Kids’ Brains

Also: Possible link between Tylenol intake during pregnancy and autism risk.

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Homemade Baby-Safe Carpet Fresheners

Most of the commercial carpet cleaning products contain hazardous chemical compounds which are hardly good for you or your baby. Check these few tips on how to freshen up your carpet, using nothing but ingredients that are 100% safe for your baby.