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How Perjudicial Is Too Much Screen-Time For Your Child’s Eye Health

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September 29, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

Tablets, smartphones, computers; technology abounds in today’s world. All of this technology can certainly be beneficial for kids. They can learn a great a lot from it, and it can teach them invaluable skills. However, too much screen time can also be detrimental for children; most notably, it can have an adverse effect on the [...]

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Important Ways to Keep Kids Safe

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September 19, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

As a parent, your children’s safety is one of your top priorities. When your baby is born, you likely start buying all the things to make your home safer, such as outlet covers and corner bumpers – even though it will be some time before your baby starts to be mobile. Once you start thinking [...]

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Tips for Preparing Your Family for a New Baby

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August 9, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time for everyone. It takes careful consideration, however, to prepare your family for the new arrival. Taking the time to get every member of the family on the same page is one way to ensure a stress-free transition. Understand that children may not be as [...]

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How Is Down Syndrome Diagnosed?

June 20, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

Down syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs when an individual inherits an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. When three copies of a chromosome are inherited, an individual is said to have a trisomy disorder. This extra chromosome changes the growth and development of a fetus as well as the mental development of an [...]

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Who Knew Music Lessons Could Make Your Child Smarter?

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June 13, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

I’m always looking for ways to improve my children’s ability to learn and grow. From encouraging them to participate in extracurricular activities to playing games that double as learning platforms, I try my best to find fun and unique ways for them to evolve academically. So when my son decided he wanted to learn how [...]

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Keeping Teens Safe on a Bike

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June 9, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

There was a time when all a parent had to fret about was the day that their teen got their driving permit. It’s likely safe to say times have changed. Oddly enough, there are many teens that are interested in learning how to ride a motorcycle, or dirt bike instead. If you happen to be [...]

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Spring Time and Yard Clean Up

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March 26, 2016 by Dani Gurrie

Has the recent winter weather left you looking at your yard in a snow daze? Spring is right around the corner–what better place to jumpstart your spring cleaning than in your own backyard? If you are a pet owner you know the importance of keeping your home safe and clean for your family and pets, [...]

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At-Home Remedies For Common Skin Ailments

December 16, 2015 by Dani Gurrie

You’ve clicked through the title, so chances are you have an ailment or two on your skin – whether it is moles on your underarms or dark spots on your cheeks. With all the hype about fighting these conditions through cosmetic fillers and dermatological treatments, we sometimes neglect the at-home remedies that exist to address [...]

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Letting Your Child Find Their Own Style Without Pulling Out Your Hair

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October 10, 2015 by Dani Gurrie

Letting Your Child Find Their Own Style Without Pulling Out Your Hair I remember the first time I let my daughter dress herself. At three years old she had decided she was a big girl who didn’t need mommy’s help to pick out her outfit. Rather than argue the fact that her fashion sense was [...]

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Open House Season – Private vs Public schools

January 14, 2015 by kmmeacham

It is the start of a new year and with this start many parents are thinking about the next school year.  Is it time to have your child start private school or public school?  Both options have many benefits and drawbacks.  As you are looking at both private and public schools here are some things [...]

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