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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Second only to Christmas, the holiday that Kids look forward to the most is Halloween.  Picking out costumes, decorating Spooky places and eating candy corn.  Witches, ghosts and pumpkin-carving fun. To ensure your child has a Safe and Happy Halloween, here are a few Tips. Make sure Costumes are the proper length so that [...]

Hampton Roads Halloween 2010 Guide

Hampton Roads Halloween 2010 Guide

It's that spooky time of the year again when all kids, big and little, are choosing their favorite costume to wear for Halloween.  Although there are tons of fun Halloween activities and crafts to prepare for this big day, the big event is right around the corner. For all of Hampton Roads, the day to go out trick or treating is Sunday, [...]

Room Mom Survival Guide

Room Mom Survival Guide

Did you volunteer to be a Class Room Parent? Need great Room Mom Ideas and help with organizing all the parents in the class? We’ve found a great resource for you at VolunteerSpot.com. VolunteerSpot has published “The Room Mom Survival Guide,” a free eBook to help classroom parents and teachers achieve a [...]

Advertisers Direct Ads to Children Promoting Obesity

Advertisers Direct Ads to Children Promoting Obesity

I was shocked the first time my daughter parroted a TV commercial back to me; she was two and a half! I was amazed that the marketing was able to hit its mark and make an impression on such a young child. Here I was, unsuccessfully trying to get her to remember the ABC song, yet Kellogg’s had no problem getting her to both sing and quote [...]

What Should You Give Your Kids for Snack

What Should You Give Your Kids for Snack

The summer is ending and the back to school frenzy is starting up. Moms nationwide are wondering, “What should I feed my kids for snack?” If your kids are like most, they come home from school and head straight to the kitchen. This is not surprising as many school lunch periods start as early as 10:30 am; these kids are ravenous [...]

7 Things Kindergartener’s Need to Know Academically

7 Things Kindergartener’s Need to Know Academically

In the rush to get your child outfitted for that first day of school, don’t overlook the value of exposing your child to the Kindergarten curriculum.  These are the 7 things that most Kindergartener’s need to know: 1. The upper case alphabet out of sequence or mixed up.  Kids will be asked to name the [...]

Early Puberty: Another Result of the Child Obesity Epidemic?

Early Puberty: Another Result of the Child Obesity Epidemic?

A new study from the journal Pediatrics finds that girls are beginning to develop breasts at the early age of 7 or 8. These results support the findings of a 1997 study that noted puberty beginning in girls at the age of 7 or 8. But why are our children starting puberty so much earlier? Evidence indicates that the increasing rates of [...]

STRESS-FREE START TO A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR

STRESS-FREE START TO A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR

Start the school year off right, eliminate study-stress and bring on success!  The study experts at Thinking Caps Tutoring in New York City bring you the best advice on how to kick off the school year on the right foot.  Lousy test scores and dismal report cards?  Constant fighting to get homework done correctly? With back-to-school around [...]

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Lice and the AAP’s Recommendations

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Lice and the AAP’s Recommendations

Head lice. Two words that make anyone’s head start itching almost immediately. Head lice are incredibly common, especially among school-aged children. There aren’t any good numbers on infestations, but it’s somewhere in the millions every year (just in the U.S.)—and these tiny bugs end up costing the country millions of [...]

The Green Scene

The Green Scene

By making some minor changes you can make some major savings.  How one self-described "frugalista" did just that. I am so sick of the words “green” and “frugal” and all of their derivatives. I am no longer just a conscious consumer, I am a frugalista, according to the media. I am not just aware of how much I consume or waste, I [...]

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