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MomChat 2018

Jul 1 2018     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us in August and November for our MomChat parties! Let’s Chat  Back To School and the Holidays Each MomChat week will run for 5 days.  The first day will be a Facebook party and the last day will be a Twitter party and each of the 5 days we will feature two of the […]

Pediatric Scanning; Is It Necessary for My Child?

Apr 20 2018     /     , , , , ,

Diagnostic medical imaging is extremely valuable for assessing the pediatric population. Specific imaging modalities can be particularly helpful for doctors by providing information needed to make accurate assessments, leading to an appropriate and timely treatment plan. However, working with infants, children, and adolescents creates several unique challenges, including resistance from parents to altered medical procedures […]

These Toddler Snacks Are Great for Road Tripping This Spring

Apr 11 2018     /     , , , ,

On the road with your toddler this spring? You need to pack for distraction — hours of it. Books, videos, toys and games abound. Then, there are the snacks. While you can deal with the kids projectile-launching food at home relatively easily, your hands and senses will be dutifully occupied on the road. You need […]

Review: Canvas Factory

Mar 12 2018     /     , , , , , ,

The first few days after your baby is born are such a whirlwind. While you’re busy adjusting to the new little life you’ve created, they’ve already begun changing and growing. That’s why having photos of your newborn taken in the first week is so important. We were so fortunate to work with Hidden Jem Photography […]

The Best Tips for Boosting Brain Development in Your Child

Feb 23 2018     /     , , ,

Written by: Jennifer Landis Children spring up like weeds, it’s true. Though the time you spend raising them feels like it flies by, that doesn’t compare to how quickly they learn. Up until age three, your child creates a million new neural connections every second that represent the endless potential of the developing brain’s architecture on […]

Sugar 101- Busting the Myths Around Sweet

Feb 22 2018     /     , , , , ,

We asked mom dietitian Andrea Holwegner, CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting and lead nutritionist to BrightPath early childhood education her thoughts on the sticky subject of sugar.  Here is what she had to say: 1.What is sugar and what is the difference between added sugar and natural sugar? Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. […]

5 Things You Should Know when Baby-Proofing Your Living Room

Jan 26 2018     /     , , , ,

Written by: Lana Hawkins Living rooms are hubs of domestic life where families spend quite a lot of time together. Most parents are worried about the dangers that wait outside, but know that there are many risks that also lurk right under your nose. A typical living room is littered with objects and furniture that can […]

The Best Healthy Snacks for Your Toddler

Jan 12 2018     /     , , ,

Written by: Jennifer Landis Getting toddlers to eat in some households is the equivalent of trying to herd cats into a room full of dogs— they’ll devour chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese, but if you try to get them to eat a vegetable, you’re in for the fight of your life. Their stubbornness doesn’t mean […]

Essential Baby Items

Nov 15 2017     /     , , , , ,

Written by: Samantha Porter A newborn is a blissful occasion, bringing more love and joy into a family than you could ever imagine. Though it’s also a major life change. Even if you’ve already had children, a baby means you’ll need to be prepared before the blessed event occurs. Considering just how much the essentials […]

Stay Active This Winter Indoors and Out

Jan 13 2015     /     , , ,

By @Deb_Lowther Baby it’s cold outside!  On days like today when the temperature is dipping below -20 with the wind chill it is smart to stay inside and keep warm, but just because it is winter, is no reason to hibernate completely! When you live where it is cold at least 4 months of the year, you have to embrace […]