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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 on Friday.

Do you reward your kids (with $$ or something else) for good grades? 1 Reply

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 Charlene Collins on Friday.

GainesvilleMoms Master Calendar 12 Replies

  Below is a list of GainesvilleMoms.com events we have throughout the year. ***We will only post the dates and times of our off-line events for safety reasons. Only members will receive details…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Gainesville Moms Events. Last reply by Stacy Fournier on Thursday.

"9 Horrible Thoughts I've Had as a Parent"

Have you ever felt bad for thinking or saying something that would make you less than a "perfect parent" (not that there is such a thing)?Take a look at this list of things one mommy blogger admits…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: General Chat on Wednesday.

Would you sell your breast milk to a bodybuilder?

Apparently there is a new trend out there for moms who have an extra supply of breast milk. Athletes are will to pay for the milk, claiming that it's the "ultimate supplement."Here is more on the…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat on Wednesday.

Looking for Pediatrician 4 Replies

We are expecting our first baby in January, and I am looking for recommendations of pediatricians and family practitioners in the Gainesville area with a natural approach.  Thanks for any guidance!Continue

Tags: medicine, natural, practitioner, family, pediatrician

Started by Tina Schneider in Pregnancy: General Chat. Last reply by Melissa on Tuesday.

"Let’s Get Real About Fruit Snacks" - Do your kids eat them?

While my eldest has never had any desire to eat fruit snacks (even though she loves gummy bears, go figure), my 4-year-old sure does like them! While I know they aren't exactly the healthiest snack…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: Health and Wellness Feb 20.

Pre school

Any body here in gainesville fl knows if there is any way that a 3 year old can get into preschool without the huge fees. We do not come under the poverty line but again We dont save up much to be…Continue

Tags: preschool

Started by sj in Ask the board! Feb 20.

Where can I find cute collared shirts that meet the new dress code? 2 Replies

Now that the dress code is a little more relaxed, my daughter would like to get a few collared shirts that aren't the solids she's had to wear the past 3 years. Is anyone having luck finding cute…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: School Age. Last reply by Kiara Dunkley Feb 19.

KidSaver: CPR for the Family

KidSaver is a collaborative effort of family friendly businesses to encourage those with children to learn CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking.  Many accidents can happen and, if you…Continue

Tags: CPR

Started by Clay Gibbons in Resources: Classes and Events Feb 18.

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Charlene Collins replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion My daughter loves to read, CONSTANTLY, but is there such a thing is too much time in a book?
"I think that adding balance is key. I have a son who likes to read a lot as well, and I liked to read a lot as a child, but I also liked to go outside and play with friends.  I know how easy it is to get caught up in a good book, but I think…"
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Charlene Collins replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Do you reward your kids (with $$ or something else) for good grades?
"I don't see anything wrong with it. For smaller kids in the grades 2 and up, maybe like $1 for an A, and as they get older the amount increases. I think it is a good incentive for doing well even though some kids will do well without it. I used…"
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"Hello! Welcome to GainesvilleMoms.com! We are so glad you have joined our amazing online community, where fellow moms are able to ask questions, share stories, and both give and get advice, support and encouragement. As a new member, I thought you…"
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Is your Posture creating Pain?

Is your Posture causing Pain?

 

 

Do you always find your upper back muscles fatigued and sore, with massage providing only temporary relief?  Poor posture caused from slips, falls, poor ergonomics at work while sitting in front of a computer, poor positioning while reading, and lack of movement can cause…

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Posted by Dr Karen Stipp on February 23, 2015 at 4:21pm

Red Palm Oil Benefits

Red Palm Oil Benefits

Posted on February 02 2015 by Dr. Karen Stipp

Whether you choose coconut, olive, almond, canola, peanut, safflower, walnut, or avocado oil- none of them can compare to the powerful nutritional virtues of red palm oil!

Red palm oil has been used for centuries as a 'cure' for illnesses! The science behind it supports it's role in fighting heart disease and high cholesterol.  Over the past two…

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Posted by Dr Karen Stipp on February 3, 2015 at 8:55am

 
 
 

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