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Dental Hygiene for Children Made Fun with Plackers

How do you jazz up the teeth brushing routine, especially if you are eight years old? Say hello, to Plackers’ Hi-Tech® floss.

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Plackers enhances the overall flossing experience for kids with its new Flosser Friend™. The adorable monkey-shaped flosser holder is meant to amp up the fun factor and help kids look forward to flossing. Not only is the flosser holder a cute way to store kids’ flossers and keep them close at hand, its flip-up cover design allows kids to easily access their flossers. The Flosser Friend is easy to open and clean, and comes pre-packaged with 30 dual grip kids’ flossers.

My daughter, Sofia says,  “I love Plackers! It gets the stuff out of my teeth, the colors for the floss brings flavor to my mouth and makes my teeth white. Now I love brushing my teeth, cleaning my gums and wearing my retainers. Thanks, mommy.”

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“Dentists recommend as soon as a child has two teeth that are touching, parents should help them begin a daily flossing routine,” said Greg McCormick, Senior Vice President of Global Innovation and Technology for Plackers’ parent company, Ranir. “Plackers new Kids’ Flossers were designed specifically with parents and children in mind to offer an easy, fun and flavorful way to teach kids about flossing and healthy dental care habits. If parents teach their kids healthy habits when they’re young, they will be more likely to carry on those habits throughout their lives.”

Plackers enhances the overall flossing experience for kids with its new Flosser Friend™. The adorable monkey-shaped flosser holder is meant to amp up the fun factor and help kids look forward to flossing. Not only is the flosser holder a cute way to store kids’ flossers and keep them close at hand, its flip-up cover design allows kids to easily access their flossers. The Flosser Friend is easy to open and clean, and comes pre-packaged with 30 dual grip kids’ flossers.

Plackers new Dual Grip Fruit Smoothie Swirl Kids’ Flossers and the Flosser Friend are available at Wal-Mart stores nationwide and other retail stores such as Publix, Safeway and www.target.com.

About Plackers
Plackers is a leading brand and pioneer in dental flossers and other consumer oral care products. Having patented the first disposable dental flosser, Plackers is committed to developing high quality, affordable oral care products with innovative features that include a comprehensive line of dental flossers, dental accessories, and dental night guards. Plackers holds over 20 patents and is sold in major retailers worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.plackers.com.

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post and the opinions are ALL mine.

Moms: Read This Before You Pour Another Glass of Wine

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According to the Wall Street Journal, ” The growing sales of wine to women can be traced to some clever marketing decisions in the 1960s by California’s vintners.” Women and moms love wine. Everyone tells us that wine is healthy to have. I don’t disagree, but there are always a few things to consider if you are a woman, nursing mom and busy caretaker. Being part of a cardiac surgical team, a swimming company owner and a health/wellness advocate, I believe everything in moderation will not harm you. I, too, like a glass of wine, but I also can share with you firsthand that you won’t always feel your best the next day. So with that being said, I want to share some tips to enjoying your favorite glass of vino so you don’t look or feel like you drank the whole bottle the next day.
Drink in moderation. Too much alcohol delays your sensation of fullness when you eat, which then causes you to overeat.
Skip the nightcap (please). A glass of wine before bed to help you relax might not be a great idea. You might be thinking the glass of wine will help you relax and it will. Perhaps, consider moving up the cocktail three hours before bed to digest. Even though wine is not packed with carbohydrates and sugar, it still has both as ingredients. Remember, the carbohydrates will get converted to fat.
Water rocks. If you’re going to drink that glass of wine before bed, follow it with water. But lets be honest, who wants to get up and go to the bathroom all night? Pick your poison wisely.
Implement the one glass maximum rule. If you are going out with friends/partner consider babysitting that glass of wine throughout the entire meal. This is a great way to not overeat/drink and save money. Always pace self.
Mommy needs wine. According to physicians it’s okay to have a glass of wine if you are nursing. Make certain you pump before you drink and have tons of water. When you pump the breast milk it should be clear with a minimal trace of alcohol. The medical field says the amount of alcohol that goes into your milk is small; so know that all is fine.
Agnes C. Davis is motivational speaker, health and wellness advocate and the CEO, swim swim swim I SAY (sssIS), the only female-owned and operated swimming company in New York City.

What Does #Reset Mean To You?

I realized a few years back that life was about paying attention to the mistakes. Unfortunately, I kept on going and not paying attention to my truth. Did that happen to you? Probably. It happens 10/10 when life throws us a curve and we continue to go. Real Talk: I struggled to find my authentic voice post motherhood. After purposeful silence, a strategic plan of attack and self-love … I pressed #RESET and found my soulful. true. voice.

Reset will not be easy. Continue to press #RESET until it feels right in your mind, body and soul.

One love,
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PS: Thank you Mahogany Cards for allowing me to share my voice and authenticity.