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The 411 on Dry Skin

Do you have dry, itchy, flaky skin? You’re not alone. Dry skin is a common skin disorder affecting people of all ages. There are many factors…

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A sick baby survival guide

We’ve recently been plagued by a string of never-ending ear infections at our house. If there’s anything more sad than a sick baby, I haven’t come…

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Sick baby survival guide

We’ve recently been plagued by a string of never-ending ear infections at our house. If there’s anything sadder that a sick baby, I haven’t come across…

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Pack a healthier school lunch

Over the years, the nutritional content of school lunches has improved because we’ve learned eating healthier foods means children have more of the right kind of energy for…