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Eating Frozen Vegetables Are A Refreshing Summer Snack

Want to get your kids to embrace vegetables better? Try serving them a pea-sicle, corn-sicle or edamame-sicle this summer! While the time honored traditions of slipping veggies into other foods to get kids to like them has mixed results, apparently frozen vegetable have a different taste than raw...
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Healthy Kids Day

Learn tips for healthy, active living at the North Central Florida YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the YMCA’s facility at 5201 NW 34th Blvd. in Gainesville. The nationwide event is free and open to the community. The event will feature fun, interactive...
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When It Comes To Kids, Cash IS Still King

One of the best lessons you can teach your children is the value of money and many offer advice of giving your child a credit card to learn that responsibility. However the best route is to use cash. In an ever increasing cashless society, paper and coin money finite, unlike plastic. But paying...
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Advocates Say To Stop Hashtagging Your Kid's Photos For Their Safety

Pictures social media to bring us all closer and while we love to post pictures of our friends and family, we need to remember that those photos can be seen by the world. While it may be sweet to share photos of your children, there are bad elements that are searching for those pictures. And with...
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Kids Bath Tub Toys Are Filthier Than A Toilet

Get ready to be grossed out! It turns out the cute, harmless-looking rubber ducky floating around in your bathtub may actually be a Trojan horse for ravenous legions of “potentially pathogenic bacteria,” say scientists in a new report. In the study, scientist took a look at bath toys and found...
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Double Cutting Pizza Slices At Your Next Party

Hosting your child's birthday party can be stressful! The decorating. The guests. The food. Ahh, the food, well here's an easy hack if it involves pizza delivery. When ordering pizza, ask for the pizza slices to be "double cut", so that each pizza slice is cut in half. Considering you'll be feeding...
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Warning: Baby Monitors Can Be Hacked Easily

Technology is great! Instead of just listening to what's going on in our baby's room, we can now watch them on our phones with high-tech baby monitors. Cool, right? Not so much when this technology is easily hackable. There's a new warning out to parents about specific devices hackability. This...
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Alexa's Kids Court Skill Settles Squabbles Between Children

Parents are the original multi-tasker. Chef, taxi, doctor and of course referee. Whither it's the cry of one child saying another one is cheating at a game or crying out the injustice of getting one less cookie than the other! Some good news for you parents, instead of you being judge, jury and...
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Kids Eat Dinner at 3pm

It's a parental dilemma that spans generations. After a day of learning at school, your kid’s stomachs are empty and they're begging for food in mid-afternoon. So they have a snack to hold them over until dinner but now they don't want to eat when it's time to sit down for the main meal! One mother...
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Should Valentine's Day Be Celebrated In Elementary Schools?

It's Valentine's Day and throughout many elementary school classmates are exchanging Valentine's greetings. But some schools have decided to eliminate Valentine’s Day celebrations. The reasons vary, but many schools cite self-esteem issues of receiving less Valentine's than others to limited class...
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