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6 Tips for Small Children (and their Parents) who are Scared of the Dentist

I’m sure most parents wouldn’t count “Going to the Dentist” as one of their top-10 recreational activities for small children.   However, if your child ends up terror-stricken at even the thought of having a dentist look at their mouth, this could create a cascading set of problems resulting in poor dental health, cavities, baby-tooth extractions, toddlers in […]


My Children Love to Help

I’ve got two kids, an 18 month-old son and a 2 1/2 year-old daughter, and I wanted to give you a little story about the value of allowing kids to help out around the house, and in the family. When my daughter was around a year old,  my husband started asking her to help unload […]