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articles from november

IMAGE Give Your Child a Brain Boost!
While many think of learning as starting in preschool or kindergarten, in reality, a baby is learning from the moment she is born. And once solid... Read More...
IMAGE Ask the Expert: Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates
If your children are involved in sports, you know all too well how quickly an injury can happen on the field or in the gym. Do you have aging family... Read More...
IMAGE Relieve cold and flu symptoms without opening the medicine cabinet
It's the middle of the night and your 3-year-old won't stop coughing. And this isn't just a small, quiet cough. This is a full-on, hacking cough that... Read More...
IMAGE STAY CALM AND BE STRONG: Jennifer Natividad talks parenting a child Type 1 Diabetes
Childhood obesity, food allergies and Type 1 (T1D, formerly called juvenile) diabetes — kids can face many possible health challenges. I recently... Read More...
IMAGE Emoticon Reality - Building Block Three: Self-Esteem
Emoticons express emotions on flat surfaces; emotions are not as simplistic or as easily understood in 3-D. Emotional health begins in infancy and... Read More...
IMAGE Goldilocks
Do blondes really have more fun? As a brunette, I never gave this much thought. Then I gave birth to a blonde daughter and I was suddenly part of a... Read More...
IMAGE How to Save Money on a New Computer
Seven years ago our desktop computer slowed down to a crawl and we tried all we could to get it up to speed again. We scanned the system for viruses,... Read More...
IMAGE Letter to Readers: The Positive Feedback Loop
If you are like me, the end of the year marks the time I donate to charities. I have made it a family tradition to give to various organizations in... Read More...
IMAGE Serving Together: Charities You Can Work with Your Children
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." This Chinese proverb can easily be related to... Read More...

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  • All Politics Is Local +

    This month, my husband Erik cast his first in-person ballot. Not a big deal? It is!! Since he turned 18, Read More
  • Farewell +

    She gave it her best shot, guys, but duty calls and Shannon is going back on hiatus from her blog Read More
  • Know Before You Go: CMoR Fredericksburg +

    As the temperature drops (and boy, has it dropped), I run out of places to take my active toddler.  I Read More
  • It's A Family Tradition +

    With the holidays upon us, it seems like an appropriate time to make good on my repeated promises to fill Read More
  • A Mother-load of Thanks +

    Earlier this fall, I started volunteering at Mary Washington Hospital’s Women’s and Children’s Center LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum Read More
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