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It’s Graduation Time Again

We live in a university town so as soon as May comes around, it only means one thing. Graduations! All the hotels get booked up and there seems to be more people in restaurants and shopping areas.

For us though, graduation season strikes closer to home. Last year, my eldest daughter graduated from high school. She is now just finishing her first year of college. The year went by so fast, we’ve hardly had time to breath and here we are and it’s graduation time again.


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Prevent Hearing Loss in Children

Did you know that when MP3 players are purchased as gifts, the majority of purchasers are moms? That finding emerged at the Mommy Tech summit at the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show.

But do you know about the potential risks? Kids often don’t know how to use audio technology safely and they can harm their hearing as a result. In fact, hearing loss among young people is reported to be on the rise and there are strong concerns that a generation of young people could end up with prevalent hearing loss.

“For some time, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has warned that hearing loss in the United States could rise significantly due to the misuse of personal audio technology,” ASHA President Tommie L. Robinson, Jr. explains. “Unfortunately, a report released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation cites some alarming trends about excessive entertainment media consumption among our nation’s children, indirectly supporting ASHA’s concerns. This should be a warning to parents that they must regulate children’s exposure and fully understand the potential health threats associated with misuse and over exposure to such technologies.”

“ASHA will continue to bring these issues to the forefront and appreciates the Kaiser Family Foundation’s contributions to the national dialogue,” Robinson adds.
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Want a New Laptop?

Is your current computer stalling and giving you blue screen nightmares? Would you love to be able to have one that the kids could use (alas, staying off of yours)?

CookiesKids.com feels your pain and has come to your rescue!

Sign up to receive the Cookies Kids Newsletter via e-mail and you’re automatically entered to win one of 4 brand new laptops!!

Simply fill out the form below to be entered into the Laptop Giveaway Sweepstakes. Please be sure to read the Giveaway Sweepstakes “Terms and Conditions” before entering your information.

Entry Form: http://cli.gs/6dGhsh

Contest ends 9/30/09 at 11:59 AM ET. This contest brought to you courtesy of the Momfluence network.

Are you a Cookie’s Shopper?

Do you shop at Cookies? Cookies is a kid’s department store and school uniform headquarters based in Queens, NY. They have seven stores as well as the online store, CookiesKids.com.

CookiesThey are holding a contest to reward their loyal shoppers. They are giving one $500 gift card, two $250 gift cards, and three $100 gift cards!

Here’s how you enter:

Take a picture of your family member wearing anĀ item of clothing that Cookie’s carries and add the photo to the Cookie’s Flickr group.

Then, fill out a secure Google Form where the rules and regulations of the contest are posted here: http://cli.gs/LZM5R8

Make sure you enter by: 11:59 a.m. ET SeptemberĀ 4th

More information – http://cli.gs/LZM5R8

Cookie’s Website – http://cookieskids.com

This contest was shared via the Momfluence Network

Win a Wii Fit from KidsWeigh

Here is another giveaway from Momfluence. Not only is the prize awesome (Wii Fit) it is also a great cause for keeping our kids healthy and in shape.

#KidsWeigh Wii Fit Contest

With childhood obesity reaching an all time high across the country, many parents struggle with how to help their children maintain a healthy weight with proper nutrition.

Dr. Joanna Dolgoff, the official doctor of Camp Shane and a board certified pediatrician, has created Dr. Dolgoff’s Weigh, a traffic-light system that allows kids to learn which foods are healthiest without counting calories. To spread the word about her site and program, Dr. Weigh, is sponsoring a Wii Fit contest to help you get your family up and moving this summer!

To Enter:

To enter to win the #KidsWeigh Wii Fit contest, check out client testimonials and fabulous Dr. Weigh success stories then fill out the secure contest form telling us which story was your favorite!

Form: http://tinyurl.com/kidsweighcontest

One grand prize winner will receive a Wii Fit. Two runners-up will receive a free one month membership to Dr. Weigh. This contest ends Friday, July 24th at 11:59 a.m. ET. and is brought to you by Momfluence.