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    Graco Car Seat Recalls

    Graco Car Seat Recalls

    Posted 10:27 AM 7/2/2014

    Graco has recalled more car seats and here is what you need to know. 

    • The recall affects the buckle, not the whole seat. You can get a replacement buckle and (More)

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    Are Kids With Divorced Parents OK Staying With Dad?

    Are Kids With Divorced Parents OK Staying With Dad?

    Posted 9:14 PM 6/29/2014

    Divorce is difficult for parents and children, but one expert is saying it is especially stressful for children under the age of 4-years-old.  (More)


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    First Year Milestones

    First Year Milestones

    Posted 10:56 AM 6/25/2014

    As a new parent, you are probably wondering what your child should be doing and when. Here is a list of what your baby will probably be able to do from their first month to their 12th month. These are approximate, not absolute.  If you have questions about your child's development get in (More)


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    Track Your Child's Milestones

    Track Your Child's Milestones

    Posted 10:31 AM 6/25/2014

    Timeline of Childhood Milestones

    2 Months

    • Smiles at the sound of your voice and follows you with their eyes as you move around a room

     

    3 Months

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    Toddler Developmental Milestones

    Toddler Developmental Milestones

    Posted 10:14 AM 6/25/2014

    When your child reaches 12 months, she's now a toddler! Here is a list of some important milestones your toddler should be achieving over the next couple of years.

    Throwing and kicking a ball (12 months)

    Throwing around the 1st birthdayKicking around the (More)


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    Fortified Cereal Bad for Kids

    Fortified Cereal Bad for Kids

    Posted 12:29 PM 6/24/2014

    Most homes have at least a few boxes of cereal in them, especially if you have kids.  Cereals aren't always the best choice, there are quite a few with a high sugar content, but some are "fortified" with vitamins and minerals. That means they are better, right? Not always.

    A new (More)


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    Eating Out Healthy with Kids

    Eating Out Healthy with Kids

    Posted 8:00 PM 5/7/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    I have 2 young boys. 1 is still nursing but the 2 ½ year old probably eats just as much as I do. We have made a concerted effort to raise him without dairy and grains. We eat a Paleo type diet 85-90% of the time. The kids are closer to 95-98%. People think we're crazy or that they couldn't (More)


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    Realistic Parenting

    Realistic Parenting

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/29/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    Parenting is a touchy subject. It's an emotional issue because it's easy to interpret any advice as something you aren't doing right. It can make you feel mad, guilty, or helpless. With that said, read the following with an open mind.

    Overall, I think as parents (I have a 2 ½ year (More)


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    Pregnancy: Life Event or Disease?

    Pregnancy: Life Event or Disease?

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/22/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    Pregnancy care needs updating. The US has the highest infant mortality rate of any developed nation in the world. The US has the highest C-section rate. The US has the highest rates of children with chronic illness. We use ultrasound more than any other nation. The answers to these poor outcomes (More)


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    Depression in Kids

    Depression in Kids

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/8/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins

    It's estimated that 1 in 30 kids (youth up to age 18) are depressed. Teens especially have it rough, but is it because of just the emotional things that happen in life like a family member passing, parents getting divorced, or being bullied at school? Honestly, those circumstances have been (More)


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