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Toddler almost strangled by teething necklace 1 Reply

When my girls were younger, teething necklaces weren't all too popular. But their popularity has increased, and now the necklaces can be seen around the necks of little ones everywhere.One mother is…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat. Last reply by Megan 22 hours ago.

Infants Are Fed Solid Food Too Soon, C.D.C. Finds

The New York Times recently published an article addressing when parents should begin feeding their babies solid foods. According to the C.D.C., the age to start babies on solids has increased from 4…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat 23 hours ago.

"Busy Is a Sickness" - Do you agree? Do you always feel busy?

I just read an article by a self-proclaimed busy dad. In his post, he talks about why we, as Americans, always feel so busy. He points out that in many situations, we can control just how busy we…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat 23 hours ago.

Do you reward your kids (with $$ or something else) for good grades? 2 Replies

When report cards came home not too long ago, my daughter (who had straight A's) was quick to tell me that some of her friends get paid for their grades. We definitely praise our daughter for her…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: School Age. Last reply by Brooke Hudson 23 hours ago.

Would you like a Mom's Night Out? 3 Replies used to organize Mom's Night Out (typically monthly) when local moms would meet at a restaurant for dinner or sometimes even for pedicures. We haven't had such get-togethers in…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Gainesville Moms Events. Last reply by Laura yesterday.

Do you agree that kids should not take a bath every night?

For the most part, our girls get a bath/shower every night. Of course there are nights that we skip, but for the most part, I feel like my kiddos need to wash up after playing hard all day. An…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: Health and Wellness yesterday.

Computer-based standardized exams prove 'a mess' on first day...

Apparently the first day of standardized testing didn't go so well for students (especially those taking the tests on the computer). yesterday. There were tons of log in problems for local students…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: School Age on Tuesday.

"17 Habits of Very Happy Moms"

A writer for published a list of 17 habits she feels that "very happy moms" (or VHMs) all tend to have in common. The list includes habits like asking for help, bending the rules and…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat on Tuesday.

Maternity and Newborn Photography

I'm a fellow local Mom as well as a professional photographer. I specialize in Maternity and Newborn Sessions. For more information, please take a look at my sites and feel free to contact me for…Continue

Tags: Maternity, Photography, Newborn

Started by Kristen LaFollette in Bartering on Tuesday.

My daughter loves to read, CONSTANTLY, but is there such a thing is too much time in a book? 1 Reply

My almost 9-year-old has ALWAYS had a love for reading. She was reading chapter books on her first day of kindergarten, and she basically always has a book in front of her. I am so thrilled to see…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: General Chat. Last reply by Charlene Collins Feb 27.

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Megan replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Toddler almost strangled by teething necklace
"You are not supposed to let your child sleep or bath with them on.  My little boy wore one when he was little.  At night I would wrap it loosely around his ankle and put a sock over it.  Then I would put him in a footed sleeper.…"
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