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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 6 hours ago.

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 18 hours ago.

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 yesterday.

"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 yesterday.

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 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 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 Feb 26.

"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 Feb 25.

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 Feb 25.

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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…


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…


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


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