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How to Practice Name Recognition with Your Toddler

Babies learn to recognize your voice early on. It can comfort and soothe them when they are fussy or afraid. Somewhere between the age of five and seven months, babies understand the sound of their name and that it refers to them. It’s natural for them to match sounds with objects, including themselves. If you practice showing them objects and saying what they are, this will speed up the process. Use something simple, like a ball (not something crazy like…

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These Squash Desserts Are What’s Missing From Your Life

Leaves crunching underfoot and crisp air could only mean one thing — the time has come to get excited about autumn and the treats that come around this time of year. All things pumpkin flavored continue to grow in popularity as more products are…

November 16, 2017
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The Humble Sweet Potato, and 10 Delicious Ways to Cook It

    Ah, the sweet potato. It’s sweet and, well, starchy. And the best part is that it can becooked and prepared almost exactly like it’s more bland counterpart, the standard potato. You can mash it, bake it, chop it, mince it and much…

November 8, 2017
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13 Things to Be Grateful for This November

Halloween is done – and it’s time to put away the Ghosts and Goblins and time to start thinking about Thanksgiving and all the amazing food, family and fun that we can look forward to.  It’s also time to start thinking about the things…

November 1, 2017
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This Is How Yoga Helps With Back Pain

We know yoga is a great way to strengthen both mind and body. But did you know it can also be beneficial if you have issues with back pain? If you want to rely a bit less on pain medication, or just want to…

October 26, 2017
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So… Are Witches Still a Thing?

The holiday that falls on Oct. 31 goes by many names: Halloween. All Hallows. All Saints’ Eve. Samhain. It means many things to many people. Kids and adults dress up as superheroes, monsters, angels and devils, and it’s likely you’ll see several witches among…

October 24, 2017
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What to Do With All That Leftover Halloween Candy

Your kids are strong little munchkins to haul all that candy home, or their candy bag must be something out of Harry Potter — bottomless to infinity and beyond. When the kids have had their fill, what do you do with all that leftover…

October 19, 2017
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How I Chill the F*ck Out When My Kid Is Driving Me Bananas

What do you do when your child wants boob time every hour or your munchkin is throwing a tantrum everywhere you go? On the bright side, you’re a regular advocate of freeing the boobies, and you don’t need an alarm system when your screeching…

October 11, 2017