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Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens

Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens by John Gary We all know that smoking is bad for your health but many people continue to use tobacco products, even teenagers. One of the most affected areas of the body, when it comes to tobacco use, is the mouth area. Oral health risk is very high when…

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The Vegetarian Child

by Gerry Ellen  The age of advertising and commercialism has affected our youth for many years. We live in a fast food era that will never go away, unless more is done at the school nutrition level. Children grow up with busy parents, busy lives, peer pressure, and easy access to fast-food markets and convenience…

Pool Safety Tips.

Did you know that approximately 390 children drown every year. 75% of them are under 6 and 58% occur in pools. A pool is about 100 times likely to kill a child than a gun is. It can happen when one or both of the parents are supposed to be watching the child. In almost…

Tips for Happier Holidays with Kids

Guest Blogger: Amy Lawson Holidays are a time for togetherness and family fun. During holidays, children can be a little restless. Meeting the new aunties and uncles, all new cousins, kissed by everyone and gaining unwanted attention, it can be daunting on them. Here are a few tips, to keep your children happy and stress free…

Calm Parenting: How to Manage Troubled and Angry Teens

Guest Blogger: Kim S.  When you are a parent, it can often feel like your child becomes an entirely different species as they enter their teenage years. It is essential to keep the lines of communication open between you and your teenager, especially if he or she is troubled. The trouble may be having issues with…