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head lice is reality for millions of families every year

The Head Lice Handbook

Do you worry about head lice? If you’re like me just reading those words has your scalp itching and  thinking, “Now I am!” Head lice is a frightening reality for millions of moms every year.  There are an estimated 6-12 million cases of head lice infestation annually.  What are head lice?  Lice are tiny insects […]

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When Disaster Strikes- Items That Should Be In Every Seacoast Mom’s Emergency Kit

You’re a mom. You’re prepared for all kinds of emergencies; bee stings, diaper blowouts, lost mittens, broken arms, forgotten homework, and even best friend breakups. But are you prepared if a larger emergency occurs? Watching the recent hurricanes devastate parts our our country has me wondering: if a disaster (natural or otherwise) strikes the Seacoast, […]

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Halloween Scares for the Sensory Sensitive

Fight, Flight, and Fright; Halloween for the Sensory Sensitive Child

Halloween night truly awakens the senses; the cool, crisp air hitting your face and the sound of the leaves crunching underfoot thundering in your ears. The streetlamp ahead flickers as it struggles to light your way. In the distance, a dog barks at the unexpected creatures passing by. A swarm of smells tickles your nostrils; […]

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Why This Occupational Therapist is Telling You That the Bumbo is a Dumbo

The Bumbo Seat I cringe when I see them on my friends’ baby registries. I know why they’re recommended to new moms: so they can shower/cook dinner/feed themselves/get a break, just for a few minutes. And that’s important stuff when you’re sleep deprived, not getting much help, responsible for other children, and you just NEED […]

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