Julia Bauer

Protecting Your Family Against the Whooping Cough

From the common cold to chickenpox, children pick up all kinds of illnesses—whooping cough is one of them. This highly contagious respiratory tract infection, also known as pertussis or “the 100-day cough,” causes an intense hacking cough, according to Mayo Clinic.… read more

Trick or Treating Events

Top Spots to Trick or Treat in Gainesville

Local Trick or Treating Activities in Gainesville! Halloween is this month! Have you decided what you and your kiddos are going to do for the big day?    Sparks and Spooks Where: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention When: October… read more

Why are Kids Competitive?

Competitive children can turn everything from brushing their teeth to eating their vegetables into a contest? Competitive children want to win at whatever it is they’re doing, which can be a huge motivator. A study published in “World Conference on… read more

How To Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids

While our planet deserves appreciation every day, April 22nd is Earth Day – a time to celebrate the Earth and everything it does for us.  According to National Geographic, Earth Day has been around since 1970 when a Wisconsin senator… read more

Celebrate National Student-Athlete Day on April 6th

Although National Student-Athlete Day is April 6, the grind never stops for athletic youth.  Student-Athlete Day is a time to “celebrate the resiliency” of students participating in sports, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).  If your kids are… read more

The Story Behind Groundhog Day

While February may be best known for Valentine’s Day, don’t forget about the unique celebration of the furry creature that uses his shadow to predict the weather.   Every February 2nd, the famous Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his home in… read more