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Bring the Family to the 2019 Baby Kid Expo West County!

By Admin | Jul 12, 2019

What if you could plan a fun day with the kids, and connect with businesses in our area as well? You can at the Baby Kid Expo event!  The 2nd Annual Baby Kid Expo West County will take place Saturday, August 10th at the Greensfelder Recreation Center, from 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.  Free Admission. The Baby…

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Top Notch Information at the Baby Kid Expo West County!

By Admin | Jul 8, 2019

The St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center (CSCC) provides advanced pediatric and adolescent care, close to home. While enjoying Baby Kid Expo – West County, experience the approachable expert advice available at the CSCC:• Stop by our Family Resource station to chat with trained experts who offer trusted pediatric health information for patients, families and…

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Go From Liking Your Body to Loving It

By Admin | Jul 8, 2019

Through diet and exercise,we aim to change the appearance of our bodies and reduce any body fat we do not want. With enough of these small changes your body can achieve results to improve your body shape and muscle development. But not everyone is built the same, and genetics inertia can inhibit those who put…

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Foss Swim School Opening in O’Fallon, MO

By Admin | Jun 11, 2019

Foss Swim School makes cannonballs possible. Mermaids, belly flops and submarine races, too. We believe it’s possible for every kid to learn to swim and love the water, and we’re excited to bring our proven curriculum to the St. Louis area when we open our new indoor swim school in O’Fallon this fall. Over 26…

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Is It a Cold or the Flu?

By Admin | Apr 14, 2019

by: Gina Allen, FNP, It can be hard to discern a common cold from the flu. A cold can be caused by more than 200 different viruses while the flu is often caused by the influenza A and B viruses. Here’s how to tell the difference between these two viral illnesses and what you can do…

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Building Confidence, Self Image and Self Worth

By Admin | Apr 14, 2019

The purpose behind the passion! Miss American Diamonds Pageant is a program of Nothing But Love Inc. Our mission is to uncover and discover the diamond that God placed inside of our participants. We are a program that welcomes each young lady to be herself why helping build her self confidence, self image, and self…

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By Admin | Mar 7, 2019

Why Should Faith Be Important to YOUR Family?   It seems that every week we hear more news about young people making bad decisions. From catastrophic tragedies to individual poor choices, it has never been so easy to get distracted from the positive aspects of life. The good news is that this doesn’t have to…

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Kids and Money

By Admin | Mar 7, 2019

by: Jean Chatzky We nudge our kids to do their homework, cajole them into making their beds and teach them to be problem solvers. But there’s one major issue many parents fail to communicate effectively with their children about: money. It’s never too early to talk to your kids about money. Here are some ways to…

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Vein treatment important for health

By Admin | Mar 6, 2019

When is the best time to treat varicose veins? Varicose Veins affect up to 40% of women and 18% of men in the United States.  Varicose veins are caused when the valves in the leg veins stop working properly.  The blood is not able to move upward toward the heart and circulate causing the blood…

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Bike helmets vital to safe summer fun

By Admin | Jun 6, 2017

  Carefree bike riding is a rite of passage in childhood — if it’s done safely. Among Illinois children ages 5-14 who were admitted to emergency rooms for bike injuries last year, 40 percent had injuries to their head or neck. That’s why wearing helmets while bike riding is so important, says Joseph Cangas, MD,…

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Why Choose Academy of the Sacred Heart?

By Admin | May 3, 2017

Academy of the Sacred Heart PreK-Fifth (co-ed); Sixth-Eighth (single gender) Catholic education in the Sacred Heart tradition, founded in 1818 Choosing a school for your little one is a big decision! Learn how the Academy of the Sacred Heart is an exceptional start for your child’s education. To hear what current students have to say…

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Learn to Swim!

By Admin | Apr 11, 2017

The Greater St. Louis British Swim School family is delighted to offer on-going enrollment in British Swim School’s unique program at  our local pools. We offer a variety of year-round classes, from water survival and learn-to-swim through advanced stroke development, and we welcome all ages, from 3 months to adults. Our small classes, fun and…

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Brunswick Zone XL St. Peters: Birthday Parties Your Child Will Brag About!

By Admin | Apr 11, 2017

Ready to be the envy of your Mom Squad? Or the coolest dad on the block? It’s easy when you bring the kids to St. Peters’ favorite place to party and play—Brunswick Zone XL! An innovative spin on fun for all occasions, Brunswick Zone XL St. Peters takes quality time with the family to a…

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5 Fun Math Games for Toddlers

By Admin | Mar 26, 2017

by Dr. Sandra M. Linder   Primrose Schools Want to help your toddler engage in mathematical thinking? Put away the flashcards and worksheets and focus on exploring math during natural interactions with your child. The goal at this age is to help children make mathematical connections during the everyday play that they know and love! Here…

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Screen Time Safety for Children

By Admin | Mar 9, 2017

With the growth of technology, young people have more options than ever to get in front of a screen. Kids and teens have access to many different types of technology, through phones, tablets, computers and television. Screen time safety is a way for parents and caregivers to be knowledgeable about what types of media their…

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Children’s at Progress West

By Admin | Dec 2, 2016

St. Charles County parents have convenient access to the highest-rated pediatric care in the metro area thanks to St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon, Missouri. Children are not small adults. They are special individuals who have age-specific developmental needs, along with weight-based interventions. So it’s crucial to have experienced pediatric nurses…

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Real Mom Talk: Why I Love Babywearing

By comstlco-admin | Nov 30, 2016

by Chelsea Fleming When I started working at Cotton Babies, I knew absolutely nothing about cloth diapers, babywearing… really, anything about babies. But it sure didn’t take me long to learn! In no time, I memorized the names and colors of every cloth diaper we sold and became increasingly excited to one day cloth diaper…

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Noodles & Company: Made. Different

By comstlco-admin | Nov 30, 2016

Made. Different. What does that mean? It means the dishes served by Noodles & Company, a fast-casual restaurant with seven area locations that serve classic noodle and pasta dishes inspired by cuisines from around the world, are free of artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, and sweeteners. It means that you can feel good about bringing your…

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