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August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse – Facts for Kids and Adults that Failed Science Class

The anticipated “Great American Eclipse” is fast approaching but lately I have found myself ill prepared to answer questions about the epic event.  What a great opportunity to teach kids about science and model being a life-long-learner at the same … Continue reading

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Crunchy Mammas Avoid Phthalates

Phthalates are found in hundreds of products including plastic baby toys, personal care products, air fresheners, dryer sheets, scented plug-ins, dish soaps, bathroom cleaners and window cleaners.They are pretty much everywhere including that blue box of Mac & cheese your kids love so much. Continue reading

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The Screen Time Struggle

My husband and I are just as addicted to technology as our kids.  We all are so used to being entertained that we have lost a sense of family and community.   Continue reading

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Balancing Safety and Freedom

He was across a street, around a corner and a couple houses down before I found him in someone’s garage checking out their car.  “car car” he muttered as he circled the vehicle.  This was not the first time Jaxon had made a run for it and it certainly was not the last.  He kept me in shape those few years. Continue reading

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Keep Cool, Hydrated and Happy

Beat the heat and keep your family cool, hydrated and happy this summer
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