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Holiday Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

by Sarah G. Mason   Even if you’re normally healthy as a horse, pregnancy weakens your immune system and can make you – and the little guy inside – more susceptible to food-borne illnesses. Though the holidays are filled with merry gatherings and fancy feasts, there are a few specific foods to add to the no-no list. Here are a …

Rad American Women A – Z

Authors honor radical U.S. women in hot-selling new children’s book By Elizabeth Putfark You might think you know your A, B, C’s, but you’ve never learned them like this. Now in its second printing inside of two months, Rad American Women A – Z brings kids and parents the stories of some of America’s greatest unsung heroines. Starting with “A …

The Beauty, the Blessing, The Joy of Being Mom

Vicki Reece on her new book The Joy of Mom and what it means to be an inspiring, empowered mother Interview by Lauren Douglass How do you capture the grace, soul and love that’s in everything parents do for their kids? America’s favorite mommy blogger, Vicki Reece has an exciting new book that aims to do just that. Through its …

Embracing Children, Inspiring Lives

Opening the Conversation about Gainesville Adoption with Jennifer Anchors It’s common to think of adoption, foster care and child protective services as someone else’s problem. Yet with over 40 children in our community right now looking for permanent, adoptive homes, Gainesville has the unique opportunity to serve children in need in their own Alachua County.

Be a Butterfly Hero

NWF’s New Butterfly Hero Campaign Inspires Kids and Families to Save the Iconic Monarch Butterfly The majestic monarch butterfly is in decline and needs our help. National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is giving away 10,000 Butterfly Heroes Garden kits to help save the monarch butterfly. NWF’s new Butterfly Hero Campaign, launched March 4, 2015, …

Teaching Your Kids to Be Safe Passengers

By Will Regan and Jason Arriola, Cardiffproducts.com Staying safe while traveling can be a challenge with squirmy toddlers. Kids need to know that there are some rules that need to be obeyed 100 percent of the time, and rules for the car fall into that category. Check out these useful tips for keeping your kids safe when traveling in the …