Is soda making your kids aggressive?

We don’t generally keep soda in our home except for ‘special events’.  Our children usually use that reason when asking to drink soda in our home or when we are out.  “But mom, it’s a special occasion!” We have all … Continue reading

Child abuse prevention month

Have you seen blue pinwheels around the community?  Hopefully you have.  Blue pinwheels in April are a way to remember the thousands of children each year that are affected by child abuse each year.  Today, State Senator Shannon Jones shares … Continue reading

Can I discipline someone else’s kid?

Question I need a “go to” remark for situations in which other peoples’ children are obviously being rude to me as an adult. Answer If you are supervising and thus responsible for the child, then use your customary discipline techniques … Continue reading

A hidden gem inside the hospital

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis As a parent it can somtimes be overwhelming knowing where to go to get trusted health information. There are many excellent sources of information out there, but when you are diong a web search it can sometimes be … Continue reading

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