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Hooked on Books: Motivate Your Child to Read with Movies this Winter

By Janeen Lewis Pairing books with movies is an easy way to encourage reading during the winter months when it’s…

15 Ideas for Rainy Day Play

By Shannon Smith We’ve gathered 15 of our favorite ideas for rainy day play that will brighten up even the…

Moms & Migraines

By Jennifer Rodgers So many moms out there experience these debilitating headaches, and so many of us find little relief.…

Hit the Reset Button on Your Kids’ Nutrition

…with Healthier On-the-go Meals and Snacks By Esther Blum, Integrative Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach After a summer of fun, sun…

Beat the Summer Heat with These Cool Ideas!

Check out our “Cooler Than a Popsicle” Pinterest board for some excellent activities for the kids during this hot summer…

Garden Markers

By Lady DIY Some of my favorite memories from childhood are times spent helping my mom in our garden. Now…

How to Keep Children Safe at Summer Pool and Hot Tub Parties

By Sue LaPLante As summer approaches, you might find yourself and your family invited to pool and hot tub parties…

An Interview with the UC Davis MIND Institute

A Treasure Box of Resources for Neurodevelopmental Disorders By Michelle Kopkash Though Greater Sacramento is known for its Gold Rush…

Being Mikey’s Dad

By Michael McDonald I remember the day Mikey was born incredibly clearly. As soon as I saw him, my world…

Bookmarking the Great Outdoors

By Lady DIY If your kids are anything like mine, a camping trip typically means that we’ll be bringing home…

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