An Afternoon Smoothie Is Absolute Bliss

Who doesn’t love fruit drinks? And if they’re healthy and easy to prepare, what’s not to love?

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Traveling with Kids on Public Transit

Traveling with kids on public transit can be a real challenge to combine both the need for transportation, and enjoyment of the little one's experience.

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A Creative Workshop for Kids with Autism

Any form of creativity helps kids with autism express themselves and discover new forms of communication. Creating art helps bridge the complicated gaps between "normal" and "different."

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Protect Your Family Against Lyme Disease

Summer–and vacation time–is in full bloom. Don't give Lyme disease a chance to spoil your outdoor fun with friends and family.

Healthy Homemade Chocolate Banana Pops

It's hard to resist the great-together flavors of a frozen banana with a crisp dark chocolate shell.
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Creative Learning: Fun Drawing with Counting

This interactive game is fun and educational for both parent and child and it even encourages kids to have a fruit snack after.

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