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Some of our Staff's Favorite Holiday Recipes!

We wanted to share a few of our staff's favorite Holiday recipes.We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Melissa makes this special treat each year!

....and this one too!

This is one of Sara's favorites!

Angela's family loves this cranberry sauce recipe!

Sue saves this one especially for Thanksgiving!

Megan makes this one every Christmas with her kids!

December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

National Safe Toys and Gifts Month
December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. During their first winter, many children will receive teething toys and children with special needs may continue to enjoy them as their second set of teeth come in. There are many safe options available, but parents and other gift-givers may not be aware of how to use them and keep them clean.

The Teething Process
Babies’ first teeth usually start coming in when they are about six months old. Dentists recommend that biannual checkups begin at this point. For the most part, the front bottom teeth come in first, followed by the front upper teeth, with the last of the twenty baby teeth erupting by the time the child is three. Particularly during the early months, children’s gums will be sore and they will seek relief by biting down on whatever objects are available.

Besides cleanliness and choking hazards, the other issues with toy selection are chemical composition and intended use. Children oft…