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Tips to Help Improve Sleep for Busy Moms and Dads

Monday, September 01, 2014

Caty, Blog Editor

Today’s post is courtesy of Danielle Shea Tan of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families. Do you long for the days when sleep was both restful and plentiful? You aren’t alone! Most moms and dads are exhausted and barely keeping it going with coffee and adrenaline. In fact, a survey administered to over 1000 parents in […]

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Lists recalled products which may still be in consumer's homes. A must-visit web site if you frequent children's resale shops!
  • Go City Kids Lists events and activities for kids in the DC metro area.
  • Growing at Bright Horizons An online destination designed to help you and your child grow together. This family resource for growing children is full of challenging activities, family-friendly educational information, and valuable parenting tips.
  • Good Food Catering Company Website The Good Food Company delivers fresh, nutritious meals and snacks to BIDKIDS every day. Learn more about the company from their website.
  • Sign up for e-family news Informative weekly article e-mailed to families regarding current topics that range from healthy snacks and family dynamics, to news reports and safety tips.
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.