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Until You Learn It

by Elaine Mahon To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world. Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, there was this sweet angel with big brown eyes and a blond curl down his back. When he smiled, those dimples just danced. His eyes…

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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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Maintaining a Healthy Relationship between a Parent and a Young Adult

Family dynamics change over time, especially as children grow into young adulthood. Minors make the transition by starting to take on adult responsibilities and behaviors. This phase of life’s exploration can create tension in an otherwise lively parent-child relationship. In order to maintain a healthy relationship, parents should think about their expectations for the upcoming…

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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…