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A Love of Reading Begins at Home

By , September 3rd, 2015 | News, Parenting | 0 Comments

Read Loud, Read Proud! Celebrate Read a Book Day With Your Family

Developing a love for reading begins at home and we have some tips for reading with your children:

• Create a special reading place. Keep age-appropriate books and magazines on shelves they can reach. Keep it organized and appealing. Change the materials often — add seasonal books, rotate different magazines and include books that relate to what kids are interested in or studying in school. For younger kids, try decorating the corner with your child’s artwork or writing.

• Make it a routine. Whether it’s right before breakfast or right before bed, set aside a special time every day to read. …

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3Sep

Breastfeeding Welcomed Here Campaign

By , August 28th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Breastfeeding Welcomed HereBreastfeeding has come a long way!

We are thrilled to see this banner hanging in Carson City promoting the “Breastfeeding Welcomed Here” campaign – a partnership between the Nevada Department of Health and Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition.

It’s Nevada law to allow a mom to breastfeed her child in any location – public or private. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the lack of support for breastfeeding is one of the obstacles to its success.

The goal of the campaign is to encourage more women to breastfeed their babies and breastfeed for a longer time by making the community friendlier to breastfeeding families. When you see the “Breastfeeding Welcomed Here” …

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28Aug