Carlsbad Street Fair May 7th, 2017

The Carlsbad Village Fair will be happening on May 7th, 2017.  The Village Fair features over 850 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast guarantee that you’ll find fun for the whole family!

Shark Teeth: Eruption of a Front Permanent Tooth Behind a Baby Tooth

It is night time, my six year old daughter is standing on a stool in front of the bathroom sink.  I just finished brushing her teeth.  I am looking at the same situation I noticed a month ago.  A permanent lower front tooth is erupting behind the baby tooth.  Every night I test the mobility of the baby tooth and I ask myself a question every parent must ask,

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party at the Oceanside Library

Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 113 this year?  While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages of his books. He forever changed the way children’s books were written and continues to inspire generations.

The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate Dr.

2min2x Kids Healthy Mouth Campaign

In August 2012, the Ad Council launched a TV, radio, and digital campaign called Kids Healthy Mouth.  Advertisements were in English and Spanish, discussing the importance of encouraging children to brush for two minutes each day, twice a day.  Over 33 million dollars of media time was donated for the campaign.  The website was developed and is dynamic with plenty of resources for parents and children. 

How to Make Brushing Fun

Our family is all about structure.  Every night we do the B’s: bath, brush, book, bed.  Routine works quite well with our children.  So much so, that when the grandparents are in town, or the babysitter is over, the children are extra vigilant about bringing them into the loop and educating them on the importance of brushing their teeth.