I am Chia Pet- Hear Me Roar!

A look back at a dcoctor's grade school days and the power of words.

I’ve always been fascinated by words. Words hold such power- enough to move even the bravest among us to tears. They can put a smile on your face and even make your entire day instantaneously better. Why do they affect us so much? They are, after all, made up of a few simple letters, strung […]

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8 Reasons your Child Should Play Board Games

8 Reasons Your Child Should Play Board Games!

I grew up loving board games. It was a natural relationship, one strengthened by my being an only child. To this day, I love them. Do I pass my love for board games on to my kids? Absolutely. Board Game Benefits Board games are fun, first and foremost. My words are always met with pleasure when the words, […]

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The Art of the Whine: 6 Ways to Combat Tantrums

6 Ways to Combat Tantrums

Ahhh, a child’s tantrum What encompasses this magical activity? What causes it to form? What do our little beings think they’re achieving when they do it? Is there a way to make it end? These are all questions we’ve all pondered as parents. I know I have, and I’ve never quite seemed to find the right answers. In my own flashback, […]

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8 Ways to Limit Sugar (in Children)

A girl in Wonder Woman outfit sits licking ice cream on the sidewalk

Limiting Sugar Intake Willy Wonka welcomed children into his factory and weeded them out one by one. How do we ensure we don’t raise an Augustus Gloop? Or how do we turn Willy Wonkas into Wonder Women? A lot of research this day and age focuses on the health of our young children, and, with obesity a […]

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