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That’s Enough Heroin: It’s Time To Move On

Heroin. It used to be that you were hidden. A person had to know where to find you. Now, you are everywhere. You are all over the news. You have invaded our homes, our parks, our beaches, our businesses, our schools, and our churches. You are spreading throughout our neighborhoods, towns, and state. You are calling yourself a friend, […]

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4 Things You May Not Know About Cesarean Birth (1)

4 Things You May Not Know About Cesarean Birth

One-third of babies born in our country are born via cesarean section (C-section) each year. The World Health Organization recommends an ideal cesarean rate of 10 to 15 percent. At this rate, cesareans are being performed only when medically necessary. It’s important to acknowledge this statistic and ensure that moms have the best possible experience. As a cesarean […]

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Fruit Snacks are Gummy Bears in Disguise

Fruit Snacks are Actually Gummy Bears in Disguise

Working as a pediatric dietitian, many parents tell me they offer their kids junk food. I never judge. My kids love junk food, and I do too, especially dark chocolate (which according to some researchers, has some health benefits). It irks me that parents are duped into unknowingly offering their kids foods they believe are healthy, […]

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What to Expect when your BFF is not expecting

Infertility: What to Expect When Your BFF is Not Expecting

It’s been nearly six years since I’ve sat in a fertility clinic, feeling hopeful and fearful at the same time. If you or someone close to you is struggling with infertility, my heart breaks for you. I have known the disappointment and uncertainty. After three failed IUI’s (intrauterine insemination), and four failed IVFs (in vitro […]

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Trick or Treating

Berwick, ME :: October 30, 5pm – 8pm Town Trick or Treating, Trunk-N-Treat Brentwood :: October 30, 5pm – 7pm Town Trick or Treating Candia :: October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 Children’s Trick or Treat at Charmingfare Farm Dover :: October 29, 11am – 2pm Downtown Trick or Treating Durham :: October 30, […]

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Halloween and Fall Events

Deerfield Fair (Deerfield) :: October 1-2, 8am – 7pm The 140th Deerfield Fair is coming to town! New Hampshire’s Oldest “Family Fair” is a living tribute to the state’s rural and farming heritage and a tradition for generations of families. Entertainment, 4-H exhibits, strolling performers, magic shows, pig scrambles, horse shows, demolition derby, the crowning […]

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Fall Festivals

3rd Annual Autumn Harvest Festival (Kensington) :: October 1, 11am – 3pm Local vendors are coming to The Farm at Eastman’s Corner to give the Town of Kensington a sweet treat!  Sampling their products is just one of the things that the Harvest Festival has to offer. This family-friendly event is filled with activities that […]

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Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches

Apple Annie (Brentwood) Open weekends 9am to 4pm. No pick your own in 2016. Applecrest Farm (Hampton Falls) Open 8am to 6pm daily. Please register at main farmstand prior to picking. Blueberry Bay Farm (Stratham) Open daily on the honor system. No credit or debit cards. Butternut Farm (Farmington) Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am […]

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