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Chores For Kids At Any Age

Since the dawn of time, children have been tasked with helping their parents on what have become chores. Having children do chores is not just an efficient way to get it all done; it’s an integral part of raising happy, confident children who become productive and conscientious members of their...
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Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics Open House Carnival

Don't miss the Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics Open House Carnival on SAturday, May 11th from 10am to 2pm at the newly renovated Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics in Jonesville. Food and festivities for all ages including face painting, a bounce house, an obstacle course and...
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Use Song Lyrics To Get Kids Excited About Reading

Some kids love to read and then there are those who do not. Since reading is such an important life skill and they’re fighting you on reading more than the school’s required 15 minutes per day, you might want to try this creative hack, especially if they love music. If their books are collecting...
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Health Experts Revise Screen Times For Children

It's a fact of life that we're viewing electronic screens more than ever and there's a good chance we'll see more as time goes on. It's a growing concern for health professionals in particular how much time our kids are staring into video screens. A comprehensive study of 4,500 children conducted...
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Expect The Unexpected And Budget For The Next School Year Now

We are coming close to the end of another school year and as you now know, there are a slew of unexpected costs involved each academic year! But expecting the unexpected can keep your budget ion track. A cornerstone of budgeting for the unexpected is a concept often referred to as “sinking funds.”...
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Adults May Need A Measles Vaccine Booster

In 2000 measles was basically eliminated in the United States but in 2019, there are nearly 700 cases in 22 states today and the number appears to be growing. For most, the measles vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent you from catching this highly contagious disease, which can cause fever...
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How To Get Your Kids To Remember Better

Two words parents say multiple times a day are "don't forget," to which many kids simply forget the item or tasks that we told not to forget. A time management expert says stating "don't forget" is simply a waste of time because it doesn’t put your child's mind to work. If you really think about it...
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Keep Your Kids Reading For Pleasure With These Tips

A new report confirms what many parents already know. The percentage of kids defined as frequent readers, considered those who read books for fun five to seven days a week, drops from 57% among 8-year-olds to 35% among 9-year-olds. It's called the “decline by nine” phenomenon. While 9-year olds...
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Schools Using 'Baby Shark' To Teach CPR

"Baby Shark doo doo doo doo doo doo." The catchy, and some would say annoying, song that has young kids making hand and arm movements of "Daddy Shark" eerily similar to the Gator Chomp has recently found another use and this one could save a life. Many schools have been teaching children CPR and...
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Over A Third Of Children Use Too Much Toothpaste Which Can Damage Their Teeth

While parents battle daily for their kids to brush their teeth, that's actually brush them with toothpaste, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 40% of kids are using too much toothpaste. The report of kids aged three to six found that close to half used a toothbrush with was full or...
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