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January 2017

    children's sleep health parenting

    In Praise of the Baby Box

    January 28, 2017

    Nothing gets me more excited than a terrific public health initiative! New Jersey has become the first state to offer expectant parents free baby boxes.(Pennsylvanians routinely poke fun at the State of New Jersey but this is something to emulate) What is a baby box? It is based on a Finnish Public Health initiative designed to lower infant mortality by providing a free box to expectant mothers full of gender neutral baby supplies. Most importantly, the box can be used…

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  • food

    Split Pea Soup-in Your Instant Pot

    I’m very fond of my instant pot. I am always talking about how it cooks things that used to take hours in the crockpot in minutes. If you aren’t familiar with this amazing gadget,…

    January 10, 2017
  • family holidays parenting

    Notes from an Interfaith Child

    If you haven’t figured it out already, I am an interfaith child. My father is Jewish, and my mother is Christian. It makes celebrating the holidays enjoyable ¬†and fun. In my home, we celebrate…

    January 1, 2017
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