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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

The New Statistics on Autism…What Do They Mean?


Autism in in the news again with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting this week that rates climbed by 30% from 2008 to 2010. With statistics like this, how can a parent not look at his child and begin to worry? There will be much written about this study….many potential reasons for the …

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Keeping the joy of childhood


Is this 2 year old joy or what??!! My most frequent prayer for my children lately is for their true joy and happiness as they enter the adult world.  I realize now that I really have very little control over their happiness at this stage in their life.  Their happiness must come from within themselves, and …

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Sippy cups are temporary!


Sippy cups serve a purpose….temporarily!  Introduce a cup at 6 months of age, and the sippy cup should be transitioned to a lidless cup by age 3. There have been so many new baby product developments over the years…some very good, some not so much.  The sippy cup is one that has really changed over …

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White noise makers….are they helpful or dangerous?


New study questions the use of white noise for infant sleep……is it helpful or dangerous?? How to help infant sleep patterns is a common question I get almost daily.  Exhausted Moms want to know how they can help their infant sleep better and longer resulting in them getting some precious sleep time too!  I have …

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Be sure your have a healthcare provider on your “team”….


Providing your child routine checkups with a healthcare provider you know and trust is so important in your child’s healthy development! I am looking at my “to do list” today and once again I realize how busy I am.  Families are just spread thin!  The idea of adding one more appointment to your list may …

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