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  • A Dentist That Hid During The War

    Posted on in Educational

    Most people have read the diary of Anne Frank, either in school or on their own. They remember the story of the people who hid from the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and who were later betrayed and discovered. Readers will also remember how young Anne struggled with dislike for a Fritz Pfeffer who hid with …
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  • What Are You Thankful For? Tell Us, And Win A Delicious Prize.

    Posted on in News

    This is the time of year when pumpkin lattes, pumpkin ice cream, and pumpkin everything seems to appear. After all, we’re in the season of pumpkin pie and turkey with all of the fixings. Thanksgiving is, of course, more than just the delicious food we eat together. It’s about being with family and being thankful …
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  • Staying Fit And Healthy During Pregnancy

    Posted on in Food & Health

    Being pregnant is an exciting time for any mom-to-be, and you know that staying healthy during this time is extremely important. It is also possible to stay fit, too, and there are benefits for both baby and mom in doing so. Eating foods from each of the food groups is important; you want to get …
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  • 5 Fun Activities For Your Child After A Visit To The Dentist

    Posted on in Children

    Your child has just finished a trip to the dentist. Things went well, but you want to continue to make visits to doctors and dentists aa good experience, and associate checkups and good health with something positive. How about this: what can you do after the visit to make it a fun day? What activities …
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  • Eat Your Apple A Day, But Don’t Forget To Brush

    Posted on in Food & Health

    Autumn means golden leaves, clear skies, and delicious foods made out of pumpkin and apple. In fact, October is the official month we celebrate apples here in the United States. You can’t deny the great taste of a crisp apple, nor would anyone ever tell you that an apple was an unhealthy snack. Apples are …
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  • A Founding Father With A Mouthful Of Gold, Ivory, And Lead

    Posted on in Educational

    George Washington has the unfortunate problem of being remembered for how he looks on the dollar bill. It’s based on the work of artist Gilbert Stuart, and it makes Washington seem stuffy and stiff and perpetually locked in his 60’s. We all know how important public perception of political figures is (and are especially reminded …
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