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Multiplicity: Managing Multiples

Multiplicity: Managing Multiples
When you first find out that you’re having multiples and the shock wears off, one of the first things that crosses your mind is logistics. Sure you had plenty of room in your car for an extra carseat, an extra bedroom in your home, a single stroller that you used with your first child that you...
April 23rd, 2014 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Easter Baskets Can be Fun and Healthy, Really!

Easter Baskets Can be Fun and Healthy, Really!
I love a good candy holiday as much as any 3 year old, but as a parent I’m quickly learning that giving in on all of the themed out candy isn’t always the smartest idea. Sure, it makes them happy, and you can use it to bribe them for the family picture but then what? Sugar rush! And when...
April 15th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on It’s Way

Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on It’s Way
By: Scott Butler As an Adult I have so many fond memories of Easter. Dying eggs, hunting for the “Golden” Egg (which doubled as a panty hose container) in Grandma’s Tulip patch, which always sent Grandma into a tizzy, and of course the annual visit to the Legendary Super Creepy Mall...
April 9th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?
By Kristen Berthiaume: Recently, there’s been a lot of focus in the news on bullying in adults, especially on extreme cases from the NFL like that of Richie Incognito (this is his last name – really) and Jonathan Martin, which is believed to have involved obscene and racist voice mails, death...
April 2nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

April Fools’ Your Kid

April Fools’ Your Kid
In case you haven’t checked the calendar, tomorrow is April Fools’ Day. If you’re looking for a fun prank to play on your kids, here are a few ideas! No Suds Here – Coat a bar of soap with some clear nail polish to keep any suds from forming. Watch the confusion set it when they...
March 31st, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe
By Jessica Socheski: Most people agree that their home is their safe haven from the outside world.  But, according to the National Safety Council, most accidental deaths come from  unintentional accidents inside the house or personal vehicle. Instead of falling victim to a tragedy, use these eight...
March 25th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Avoiding Childhood Obesity

Avoiding Childhood Obesity
In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children, and even scarier, more than tripled in teens.  More than one-third of our young population is overweight and/or obese. One study found that an estimated 80 percent of overweight pre-teens and teens (ages 10 to 15) were obese...
March 19th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Car Travel Tips – Are We There Yet?

Car Travel Tips – Are We There Yet?
Get there without going nuts, that’s my motto for traveling with kids.  Considering the attention span of a toddler or preschooler, it’s no wonder that sitting in one position for 4 hours is tough.  Maybe you have those gems that instantly fall asleep and wake up refreshed when you get...
March 12th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Severe Weather Tips for Families

Severe Weather Tips for Families
The time changes this weekend which means Spring is just around the corner. Along with more daylight hours and pretty flowers blooming, in the South, Spring means and increased threat for severe weather. You may remember this article we ran a while back about how to talk to your child about Severe Weather...
March 7th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Dealing with Post-Partum Depression

Dealing with Post-Partum Depression
Most women expect pregnancy and childbirth to be times of great happiness and joy, but as many as 60 to 80 percent of women may have bouts of depression or “baby blues”  during the first year after giving birth. These feelings may be caused by a number of factors including a sudden drop of hormones...
March 4th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More