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Puberty In Boys

One day, you may walk past your son’s room and catch an odor somewhere between rotten cheese and body odor. If your child is between the age of 10 and 14, you probably have now entered the phase of parenting called "puberty."

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3 Ways to Find and Make Friends (Who Understand Parent Life)

If you're browsing this website, you're probably painfully aware of at least two things:

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Cradle Cap

Nothing feels better than a baby's newborn skin, but for some babies, they may have rough or oily patches of skin, usually around their head area.

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Stormy's September Update!

Well friends…the 50th Season in Franchise history has come to a close. While I'm bummed that it’s over, I am so happy that you all came out to spend time with me this year. Thank you!

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Helping Your Child Through Growing Pains

If growing doesn’t hurt, how do you explain growing pains?

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Tile Tic-Tac-Toe Craft

Games are fun! They are even more fun when you make them.

We have a chess board made of Lego pieces and cardboard. I was trying to think of another homemade game we could try.

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What Can You Do When Your Kids Fight?

Everybody fights. In fact, I can hear two little voices shouting right now.

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Insect Repellent Types and Safety

The best way prevent bug bites is to avoid them when you can.

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Preventing and Treating Mosquito Bites

As temperatures heat up and summer thunderstorms arrive, so do the pesky mosquitoes.

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Quick Breakfasts for Back to School

August is here and that means it is back to school season. This means it is time to start thinking about quick and easy breakfasts to make your mornings easier.

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Staying Safe from Summertime Heat

Summertime brings a lot of recreation and outdoor fun for children. It also brings potential risk of heat exhaustion and a number of other heat-related illnesses.

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How to Survive an Outdoor Performance With Your Kids

The moderately-sized city I live in is surprisingly flush with opportunities to experience theatre. With two high schools, a university, a community theatre, a performing arts center, and an independent theatre company all within extremely close proximity of each other, we are rarely without the option to take in a show.

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Stormy's August Update!

Hello friends!

It's hard to believe that the final month of the 2018 baseball season is here. But there's no time to be sad about that! We have SO MUCH going on to finish off our 50th Season in Franchise History Celebration!

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All About Butterflies at Hands-on-Habitat!

Flowers spread beauty everywhere you see them. Vibrant hues of yellow, purple, red, orange and many other colors, they paint our world.

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DIY Felt Finger Puppets

This is a fun craft! My son's been into making finger puppets. He made an elephant and a giraffe for test finger puppets. This one is a tiger. I'm wondering if he was influenced by Daniel the Tiger since we just watched Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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