Thursday, August 26, 2010

eBeanstalk and The Importance of Playtime

Playtime is essential is to the development of children. Playtime assists with healthy growth and physical development as early as birth into the school age years. Depending on the age of the child, social skills are learned and developed through play. Interaction also teaches a basic understanding of emotions especially in newborns and infants and as children grow, they start to development large muscle skills needed for crawling, walking and running through the toddler years. Preschoolers and school agers develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills through play.

At eBeanstalk, they know that playtime is the biggest contributor of healthy development and leads to learning, curiosity, and exploration. They also know how important educational toys are to you as the parent. That is why they have created toys for every age level. They have selected the best toys and games to help with growth and learning and they do this by matching toys to each stage of development. Whether you are looking for baby toys,  kids toys or toddler toys, eBeanstalk has something for the teacher in you.

With so many toys to choose from, it's hard to pick out the perfect ones for your children. Ebeanstalk wants to make sure they have the best toys around and they could really use your help. Head on over to ebeanstalk and tell them what your favorite baby toys and kids toys are! It's important to them to provide great toddler toys and the only way they can make sure they have the right ones is to get feedback from moms like you and me!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Eggs Recalled due to health risks

Hilldale Farms of Iowa is voluntary recalling eggs because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In some serious cases, infection can go into the bloodstream and cause arterial infections, endocarditis, or arthritis.

The affected eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps. Eggs are packed in varying sizes of cartons (6-egg cartons, dozen egg cartons, 18-egg cartons) with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413 and 1946. Dates and codes can be found stamped on the end of the egg carton. The plant number begins with the letter P and then the number. The Julian date follows the plant number, for example: P-1946 223.

For more information.