Articles from The Mom & Caregiver

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SPLASH ON: HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE MY CHILD TO LEARN TO SWIM?

By John Finan

For most parents, learning to swim is an essential skill. And we all grapple with the same questions: when should we start and how long will it take for them…

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BEAUTY AND WELLNESS: BEAUTY ON A BUDGET

By Lisa Aquilina

Whether we want to admit it or not, most of us tend to be beauty hoarders. We’re guilty of having an abundance of products, overflowing cupboards and one too many…

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LIFE BALANCE: TRUE LOVE VS TOXIC LOVE

By Emily Beeckmans

Love, acceptance, respect, security and passion are basics most people want on Valentine’s Day. We’re taught from an early age that being a couple is more desirable than being single.…

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FOSTERING DREAMS: A HEART STRETCHING JOURNEY

By Yvonne FosterParent

Our fostering journey began nearly five years ago with a pressing desire to care for the vulnerable in our community and to provide a loving home for children in need.…

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Sugar Blues

By Rene Beaulieu

  Like heroin, cocaine and caffeine, sugar is an addictive, destructive drug, yet we consume it daily in everything from cigarettes to bread.                            William Dufty, Sugar Blues   The average…

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WELCOME OUR DIFFERENCES

By Dianne Loft

  Inclusion is a way of thinking and acting that demonstrates universal acceptance and promotes a sense of belonging for all people. Inclusion celebrates differences and promotes treating all people…

BUILDING A LOVE OF LITERACY

By Jamie Fenton

Your baby can hear sounds as early as 20 weeks gestation and can recognize your voice and words by 30 weeks, so why not share the love of literacy from…

THE BENEFITS OF MOM AND BABY YOGA

By Patricia Mazariegos

To all parents out there, get ready to incorporate yoga into your daily routine! But, this time include your baby! It’s no secret that a baby needs a good start,…

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PLAY KEEPS THE MAGIC IN LIFE

By Lalit Chawla

  For adults who may not have had a playful childhood or have merely forgotten what it was like, I encourage you to explore and try to imitate childhood enthusiasm.…

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PLAY KEEPS THE MAGIC IN LIFE

By Lalit Chawla

  Most of us forget we were ever children and childhood can be a distant memory. For some, childhood isn’t worth remembering because it wasn’t filled with the promise of…