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Do you have Mr. Yuk’s phone number?

Recent conversation with my mother: Me: “It says ‘call poison control immediately!” Her: “I don’t even know what happened to poison control?” Panic sets in. Our daughter had come into the room with a tube of Benadryl topical gel that was oozing down the sides, all over her hands, and knowing her, in her mouth. […]

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5 Sanity Saving Tips for Rowhouse Living with Kids

DC rowhouses offer a living experience with character: beautiful brick, old-world details, turrets, and unique trim. They also offer a challenge for those of us living with small children: steep staircases, little storage, and so many hard surfaces. Six months into our rowhouse living experience my husband and I have discovered some tips and tricks […]

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Six Things to Know About Children’s Food Allergies: A Guide for Parents Without Food-Allergic Children

Thankfully, my son doesn’t have food allergies, but he goes to school with children that do.  Chances are that your child does too. Food allergies in children are fairly common, affecting about one in every 13 children, or about two in every classroom in the United States. It’s important to educate yourself about food allergies […]

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