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Fun in the Sun


With summer break quickly approaching, it’s time to come up with ways to keep the kids-and you- active and entertained throughout the summer. Well, what better way to get everyone up and moving than backyard games? Here are a few favorites that you can enjoy on a daily basis, and even bring along to the park for those summer picnics! Read More »

New Report Finds Teens Feel Addicted to Their Phones, Causing Tension at Home


A new report issued today by Common Sense Media finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agree that their kids are addicted. Additionally, parents and children are concerned about the effects mobile device use has on their daily lives—from driving to the dinner table—with over one-third of the families in the Common Sense poll arguing about it daily. Read More »

When Is It Time For A New Toothbrush?


Like most things in life, toothbrushes eventually wear out with use. But how do you know if it’s time to throw your brush in the trash and invest in a new one? The following tips can help you recognize when it is time to replace your toothbrush to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. Read More »

Rain Rain Go Away…. 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids


April showers that bring May’s flowers can make for some long days inside. If you’re not up for a few splashes in the puddles, try some of these indoor activities guaranteed to make those rainy spring days just as fun! Lorena Canals Washable Rugs offers these 10 rainy day activities for kids. Keep the kids entertained and you’ll beat the rainy-day blues! Read More »

Genetic conditions all pregnant women should know about

March is Trisomy Awarenesss Month. Please go to for more information.

You’ve probably heard of Down syndrome, but did you know: About one in every 700 babies in the U.S. is born with this condition? A 45-year-old woman is 10 times more likely to conceive a child with Down syndrome than someone who is 35 years old? Down syndrome is only one of several chromosome abnormalities called trisomies, and that two of the others, Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 13, are much more serious? Read More »