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Akron Ohio Moms will occasionally publish content from exciting partners. Only 100% original content is considered. We limit the number of guest posts to ten percent or less of our overall publishing goals. Articles must be relevant to our audience.

Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Early Detection, and Ways to Lower Your Risk

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Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon and/or rectum, and is the second most common cancer among men and women, affecting one in every 20 Americans.  These numbers may seem bleak, but with constant improvements in prevention, early detection and treatment options, more than one million Americans count themselves as survivors. Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer […]

How to Clean Down and Feather Bedding

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When it comes to spring cleaning, there are a few household items that stump even the pros. Down and feather bedding is often on that list. Is it really dry clean only? Is airing it out on the clothes line enough? Will caring for it improperly make it go flat? The American Down and Feather […]

3 Tips to Take Your Home Off Criminals’ Most Wanted List

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Our homes are sacred and at the heart of our families. We fill our homes with memories and mementos of our love: objects, photographs, food, toys, pets, books, family heirlooms and trinkets from our travels. As parents we strive to create an oasis, a safe haven for our kids where they feel nurtured during their […]

Preparing your Ohio Garden for Spring

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Even though the groundhog declared six more weeks of winter, most gardeners are chomping at the bit to start planting. With Ohio having cold winters and hot summers, it’s imperative to take advantage of spring and fall as much as possible, and preparing for those harsh-weather periods. As an aspiring year-round gardener, here are some […]

Quick and Easy Flu Prevention Tips for Busy Moms

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Guest post by Keri Peterson, MD. Dr. Keri Peterson is a spokesperson on behalf of The Clorox Company. It can be hard to remember to practice good health guidelines while juggling a busy schedule.  But with flu activity currently widespread in Ohio, it is more important than ever to follow simple steps to help prevent […]

6 Tips for a Stress-Free New Year’s Eve Party

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We are all focused on Christmas, but New Year’s Eve is around the corner too! No need to stress with the follow 6 Tips for a Stress-Free New Year’s Eve Party! 6 Tips for a Stress-Free New Year’s Eve Party Don’t over-do the menu: While having an extensive Holiday Party Menu seems like a good […]

Winter Festivals that are Sure to Delight for Akron Families

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When cold weather sets in, we’re more likely to hunker close to home and less likely to be out socializing. That’s what makes winter-time festivals so much fun – they provide a chance to get out and see our friends and neighbors and meet new friends. Here are some of the most popular celebrations for […]

Healthcare.gov- A Homepage Reimagined

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We read about the search for the now infamous face on the healthcare.gov website, and how ‘Adriana’ is not a face that anyone can find.  We thought it might be fun to reimagine the face of the website with a male character, who maybe easier to understand.. Please share! A Homepage Reimagined – What the […]

How Parents Can Help with Bullying

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There are many ways you, as a parent, can help with bullying. Whether your child is the victim of bullying or you’re interested in helping other children overcome bullying, I’ve compiled a list of ways in which parents can help with bullying. Teach Empathy One of the most difficult things we will try to teach […]

Pumpkin Parsnip Power Puree Baby Food Recipe

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There are many benefits of making homemade baby food including a more nutritious diet for your baby. Below is a seasonal recipe your baby will love made with pumpkin – and love by you. Pumpkin Parsnip Power Puree Baby Food Recipe This recipe is for babies ages 6-9 months. Pumpkin Parsnip Power Puree Baby Food […]

If you hear something, say something. Snoring is no joke.

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Sleep Apnea Awareness week serves as an important reminder that sleep health is as important to a family’s health as good nutrition, good hygiene and regular preventative medical care. Children and adults both need regular sleep in age- appropriate amounts. Infants sleep for a good part of the twenty four hour cycle, not surprising in […]

Families Love Living in Cuyahoga Falls for Quality Parks and More

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A quality park system is the cornerstone of any community and Cuyahoga Falls’ is no exception.  Our community of over 50,000 residents enjoys some of the most diverse and unparalleled facilities and neighborhood parks in Northeast Ohio. Today, our impressive facilities such as the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, Brookledge Golf Club, Downview Sports Center, Water Works […]

Tallmadge, Ohio Offers Families American Heritage with Midwestern Hospitality

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Families move to Tallmadge for many reasons, not the least of which are its excellent schools, community safety, historical traditions, and responsible government. Our city is proud of its heritage and many attributes. Our Little League teams are known throughout the country and we’ve achieved championships at the high school level in all sports. Tallmadge is […]

5 Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

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As we all know, the body goes through major changes during pregnancy. The development of varicose veins is one of the less obvious side effects, but a common side effect nonetheless. The process tends to occur as the uterus grows, which puts pressure on the large vein of the lower part of the body, which […]

The Shiny New iPhone is Almost Here: What to Do with Your Old Model

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It all seems like such a hassle.  Just when you got used to your current smartphone, it’s time to upgrade to the latest and greatest model. So how do you know when it’s the right time to get rid of your old iPhone?  And how do you know if you’ve gotten the best price? To […]