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Is it safe to smoke pot?

Fifty-eight percent of Americans now support the legalization of pot, a significant cultural shift since California became the first state in 1996 to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Colorado and Washington now permit the recreational use of pot … Continue reading

The gift of the raspberry bush

Do you and your children enjoy the fresh red raspberries summer brings?  We do AND enjoy picking our own – in our back yard! This is the time of the year that we bring a plastic dish outside and the … Continue reading

What McDonalds can teach about kids and food

If you are a parent reading this, you possibly have made fun sandwiches using cookie cutouts, ants on a log or even a ketchup happy face on your child’s plate.  We will do just about anything to help our kids … Continue reading

High chair mishaps

According to a recent report by Clinical Pediatrics, about one child is brought to the emergency room due to a high chair-related injury each hour. The report looked at data between 2003 and 2010 and saw 9,400 children were treated … Continue reading

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