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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…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Mar 17, 2015
Reply by Heather Sides

Are parents hurting their children by keeping foods, such as peanuts, at bay?

It seems like the number of children allergic to certain foods, especially to peanuts, has been on the rise the past several years. Around…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Mar 16, 2015

"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 t…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Feb 20, 2015

"Young Children Behave Better When They Have a Consistent Bedtime"

I was reading an article this morning that said, according to a recent study, a child who has an inconsistent night time routine/bed time t…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Feb 11, 2015

"Sliced: Nutritionists urge pizza restraint, some parents push back"

An article surfaced yesterday in which nutritionists urge parents to cut back on on the amount of pizza their kiddos consume. According to…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Jan 20, 2015
Reply by Kathy M.

Do you floss or have your kids floss their teeth?

I recently took my girls to a new dentist who stressed the importance of making sure I floss my girls' teeth (ages 4 and 8). My girls are g…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jan 5, 2015

Are Baby Walkers Safe?

Check out this article on baby walkers: A pediatric safety expert…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 27, 2014

First confirmed case of enterovirus D-68 in Alachua County...

I just read an article in The Sun that said the enterovirus D-68 has officially hit Alachua County. According to the article, seven childre…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 23, 2014

Lice: Has your child ever had it? Should schools let parents know if a classmate has lice?

School is back in session which means germs, and even the dreaded lice, are being spread from child to child. I just got a call from one of…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 Sep 10, 2014
Reply by Stacy Fournier

Skim Milk vs. Whole Milk: What Should Your Kid Be Drinking?

I thought this article was pretty interesting, and I'd like to hear what fellow moms are giving their kiddos each day. Did you start your c…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Aug 29, 2014
Reply by Tara Mcleod


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