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I Promise School Promises New Future for Akron

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On August 16, 2018
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Remember July? It seems so long ago. Well, something really big happened last month just in time for some great back-to-school news! On July 30th, LeBron James’ I Promise School opened in his hometown of Akron, Ohio to 240 students for the first time ever. For a long time, the school started out as an […]
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Public Nursing Now Legal in All 50 States – YAHOO!!!!!

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On August 7, 2018
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  • Idaho, legalization, legislature, local politics, Minnesota, mother's rights, nursing, public nursing, representatives, United States of America, Utah, women's rights
Last week, breastfeeding in public became legal in all 50 states. Hooray! We did it, ladies! While this is an amazing accomplishment and a step in the right direction for mother’s and women’s rights, surprisingly enough, it was still illegal for the longest time. Now, moms (finally) have laws and rights that specifically protect them […]
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Summer Reading Tips

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On August 2, 2018
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  • activities, books, ideas, new jersey, summer, summer reading
I have always loved to read. Even as a kid I was never pushed to read. Give me a good book any day and I’ll get sucked right into it. Reading has many benefits that can especially help with brain development. The United States Department of Education found that children who choose to read on […]
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Avocado Day Recipes!

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On July 31, 2018
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  • avocado day, avocados, easy recipes, fresh, fun, fun recipes, gucamole, healthy, mango salsa, mangos, pleasing, recipes, refreshing
Happy Avocado Day!   In honor of Avocado Day, we made our own guacamole! Here’s a quick recipe so you make some for your family. As a special treat have the kids help with tasks that don’t require the use of sharp objects.  We found this guac to be surprisingly quick and easy to make, and we […]
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Summer Barbecue Ideas for Non-Meat Eaters

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On July 25, 2018
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  • barbecues, crowd pleasers, ideas, pescatarian, summer, vegan, vegetarian
One of the best things about summer is the backyard barbecues. It’s so great to get together with friends and family and enjoy each other’s company and – of course – the food. Barbecuing is common because the food preparation and cook time are usually pretty simple. All you have to do is throw a […]
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First Year of Feeding

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On July 19, 2018
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Are you wondering when you can start your baby on more interesting foods? Look no further! We have all your answers right here in a month-by-month guide starting at breast milk/formula and ending in mac and cheese! Birth – 4 months Only feed your baby breast milk or formula – NO solid food at this […]
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Sun Safety Tips

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On July 18, 2018
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  • health, kids, outside, Parenting, safety, skin care, sun, sun health
Summer is all about spending as much time soaking up as many rays as you can before the cold winter arrives. The best way to do that safely is by slathering yourself in the best sunscreen you can find. But there are so many options, it’s hard to know which kind is the best for […]
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Couples Compromise

  • Posted by Kim P.
  • On June 26, 2018
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  • cleaning, compromise, couples, couples compromise, food, football, hubby, husband, husband and wife, I do, marriage, married, married life, shopping, tv shows, vows, wedding, wedding vows, wife, wifey
  Some people may think that marriage is a joy ride that you just skate through on the foundation of love. Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s more like skating on a natural pond with slushy spots rather than a freshly zambonied rink. With that said – here are 5 light-hearted and silly […]
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Easy Camp Lunches for Picky Eaters

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On June 18, 2018
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  • camp, children, easy, Parenting, picky eaters
Parents, you know the drill: “That looks gross!” “That smells gross!” “I’m not eating that!” Being a picky eater is a natural part of childhood; most people outgrow it, but at this moment in your kid’s life, it’s the most important thing in the world. You’ve learned to control it – at home, at school, […]
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Family Friendly Summer Blockbusters

  • Posted by LenaV
  • On June 6, 2018
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Going to the movie theater with your family is always a big part of summer vacation. When it’s a rainy day, the next best solution is to always go see a movie. But sometimes it’s hard to figure out which movies are family-friendly and which aren’t. You think you have a pretty good idea, but […]
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