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Fun 4 Gator Kids Touch a Truck 2019

Join Fun 4 Gator Kids Community Giving, Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida and Gainesville Fire Rescue on September 14, 2019 for the 10th Annual Fun 4 Gator Kids’ Touch-A-Truck event! Smaller children are invited to quiet hour from 9am to 10am so they can enjoy the vehicles without the...
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Kid-Proof Your Front-Loading Washing Machine

Last week a 3-year old Orlando boy died when he became trapped inside a front-load washing machine. Police believe the boy died from a lack of oxygen when the door closed and prevented him from escaping. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates there has been around 3,000 emergency-...
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Bubble Gum-Flavored Beer

The 1980s are alive and well in the 2010s thanks to companies continuing to connect with our nostalgia. Blue Point Brewing Company thinks they've got a winner with their new bubble gum-flavored IPA. Bubble Brain , smells like Bazooka Joe but tastes more like a less-sweet fruity brew, with a tart...
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Let Alexa Keep Tabs On The Family Chores

With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. But why should you be the bad guy? Put Alexa in charge! As with all of Alexa's skills, you need t first create a chore chart using Alexa Skill Blueprints , where you simply fill in the blanks of a template...
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How To Get A Break From The Kids On A Family Vacation

There's a saying that if you include the kids, it’s no longer a vacation, it's just a trip. While vacationing with your family around the country and world opens your kid's eyes to the world and make for a lifetime of memories, it can be suffocating for you and your spouse. But with a little...
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It's Okay For Your Kids To Be Bored Over The Summer

Summer is here, the kids are out of school and you're left with the task of trying to avoid hear those dreaded words from your kids, "I'm bored!" here are activities and summer camps galore to fill children’s time and supply much needed childcare when kids are out of school. But psychologists and...
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It's Okay For Your Kids To Be Bored Over The Summer

Summer is here, the kids are out of school and you're left with the task of trying to avoid hear those dreaded words from your kids, "I'm bored!" here are activities and summer camps galore to fill children’s time and supply much needed childcare when kids are out of school. But psychologists and...
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Teach Your Kids With A Piece Of Candy On How To Swallow Pills

Most children’s medicines are available in chewable or liquid form, but there will come a time when your kid has to swallow a pill. And that can be a weird, scary thing. So here's a tip from a pediatrician that will lessen the struggle and it involves a piece of candy. Treat the piece of candy as...
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Petting A Dog The Right Way

Seems simple enough. You see a dog and along with a few high-pitched words and phrases, you reach over to give it a nice pet. But think twice before you do. Even though you've likely been petting dogs your whole life, you may not be doing it the best way. A study was done on 28 dog breeds on their...
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This Calculator Helps You Determine The Pay For A Babysitter

Finding a good babysitter can be stressful enough, then on top of that, you have to figure out how much to pay for the child care. You want what’s best for your kid, but also a fair price. Fortunately there is a baby sitter calculator that takes the guess work out of the pay process. All you do is...
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