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Retro: Colored Pencils

Give kids a break from swiping phone and tablet screens. Colored pencils are an excellent gift that help develop fine motor skills. Children under three years of age do best with the chubby, extra thick colored pencils. The color is … Continue reading

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Here’s a quick recap of current sun safety recommendations: Babies under 6 months: seek the shade of trees, an umbrella or the stroller canopy. Use sunscreen on small areas that can’t be covered. Over six months? Australia’s Slip! Slop! Slap! … Continue reading

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I started taking my informal poll of Halloween costumes back when flu vaccines were shot only. Talking about who’s going to be what is a great topic and a great distraction. The past few years I’ve enjoyed hearing about creative … Continue reading

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