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March is Save Your Vision Month

As kids, we were all told not to sit too close to the television, eat our carrots and to not to cross our eyes because they would stick that way.  But according to Kidshealth.org, none of these tell the whole story.  Sitting close to the television or computer has shown no evidence of harming eyesight, though […]

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Common Food Allergies in Children

Any type of food is capable of causing an allergic reaction in your child, but 90% of food allergies can be traced back to 8 common allergens:  cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Fortunately, most children outgrow their food allergies. Eighty percent of children allergic to milk, wheat and soy […]

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The pacifier, a parent’s lifesaver

Bink, pacifier, binky, paci, plug.  Call it what you may, no matter the name they all have the same end result… sweet quiet serenity. The pacifier godsend can sooth a baby to sleep or it can give you a few moments of quiet until your baby discovers that the bink is not the real deal. […]

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Like My Mama Always Said…

“There’s nothing funny about safety.” The same phrase that drove me crazy as a kid is now my mantra. Looking back on all the  painful sunburns, stitches, and close calls; I don’t know why my mother ever let me out of the house. We give our kids rules ranging from wearing helmets/pads, putting on sunscreen, […]

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From Parent, to Chef, to Taxi Driver, to Doctor…..

As parents we wear many hats.  And sometimes, okay most times, those hats are piled so high on top of each other that it’s a feat just to keep them from falling. At any given part of the day you could be a Taxaidtutoctor.  What is that you say?  Well let me explain, taxaidtutoctor claims the […]

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