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Billy Goat Baby Gear Brings New Products to Market

Billy Goat Baby Gear, a purveyor of quality children’s items, recently added two new items to its growing line of products. The new reversible paci clips are multipurpose and rust free. Billy Goat’s bandana-style bibs offer a whimsical and functional alternative to the bibs of yesterday. Denver-based Billy Goat Baby Gear started in mid-2015 with […]

Parenting is one of the most challenging experiences that I have had to face. Yet, it has also been the most rewarding. There is much to learn and it provides us with an opportunity to grow as a person and a professional. It does take discipline. A word that seems to have a negative connotation. […]

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Meaningful Gifts

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Meaningful Gifts

With the holidays just around the corner, children and adults alike are struggling to find that “right” gift for a loved one and become concerned with issues such as quantity, quality, degree of personal appreciation, and amount of money available for gift buying in an economy that is tight for many. The giving of a […]

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Now that the Thanksgiving family holiday is just around the corner and other holidays are coming next month, many are preparing for extended family holiday visits.  Although for some the experience is enjoyable and savored, for others it can be a time of stress and conflict.  This is due to the fact that earlier conflicts […]

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Halloween should be a fun time that children remember for years to come.  There are many things you can do to ensure that all children enjoy a safe Halloween and prevent a night of treats from turning into a night spent in the emergency room. Costumes and Safety Avoid costumes with masks, wigs, floppy hats […]

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FasTracKids will participate in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

FasTracKids of Del Mar/Carmel Valley will participate once again this year in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®, a global campaign that generates public support for high-quality early learning and highlights the importance of building children’s vocabulary and love for reading. On October 22, 2015 children and adults worldwide will take action by participating in the world’s largest shared […]

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The dancers at Love to Dance, Inc. in San Diego, CA are very excited to begin the 2015-2016 dance season. The new season, which begins August 31, 2015, is bursting with new opportunities. Love to Dance, Inc. expanded all of their programs. The Tiny Tots program now offers a variety of new classes. These classes […]

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The simple and undeniable truth is that kids love to play with cardboard, no matter where they live! If there is cardboard within their reach they will invariably grab it and create with it. This magical response to cardboard is natural and it carries several benefits for the child. Some of the benefits of playing […]

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If you are looking for something to do with your kids this summer, how about a visit to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park! I recently took my 2 children there, ages 5 and 7, and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The heart of Old Town recreates the influences of 19th century Mexican and American California. Old […]

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With summer right around the corner, your children can look forward to a summer filled with learning and trips to magical lands. Continue to nurture their love of books with this list of wonderful, diverse books, for grades K-3, that your children won’t want to put down. Happy summer reading! Rude Cakes  By Rowboat Watkins. […]

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Pets Bring so Many New Ways to Learn Whether it’s Math (“how much does a hamster weigh?”) or Science, (“what does a snake eat?”) Geography (“what part of the world do ferrets come from?”) or Grammar (“what words would we use to describe a goldfish?”) students will approach learning all these subjects with a new […]

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Is it Strep, is it allergies or is it just a sore throat? How many times do we pediatricians hear this complaint? Even for us in the medical field it is not an exact science to diagnose a strep throat. Many factors are taken into account when a sick child presents with a sore throat. […]

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