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18watt_fan replied to 18watt_fan's discussion Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic
". Hopefully these historical videos will show the true insanity of spraying everything-and-everybody in order to control pathogens and/or "pests".   It makes matters much worse. DDT is sprayed over Rockford, Illinois to combat…"
12 hours ago
Lorrie Walker posted a blog post

This is a Dance Center- It’s Different

What’s the difference between a dance center and a traditional dance studio? Lakeland is learning the difference since Ultimate Dance Center opened this year.The center mirrors dance/fitness centers that have become popular in New York City and Los Angeles.With this venture, co-owners Freddie De Jesus and Jennifer Davis have taken…See More
yesterday
Laura Davis posted a discussion

Asking kids to church

We always take our three kids to church. We also ask some of their friends if they would like to go. Is this something we need to stop asking, even for cool classes that they offer in the summer?Choosing which church a family goes to or not is usually an individual choice and is a decision that should be left up to that specific family. When I was a child one of my best friend's mom wouldn't even let us play together because I chose not to attend their church. We could only see each other at…See More
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18watt_fan replied to 18watt_fan's discussion Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic
". OH NO! (Excerpt): President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito…"
yesterday
18watt_fan posted a discussion

Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic

.Poison is not the answer.Long term, it always makes the problem much worse. Not only does it contribute to selection-pressure which leads to the breeding of more virulent/robust pathogens and 'pests', it also kills-off natural predators to the mosquito or whichever 'pest' that is being poisoned.In addition, all of this spraying is very harmful to beneficial species, such as honeybees, various fish, birds and yes, even humans.Here's an excerpt from a petition that's circulating in Dallas, TX…See More
yesterday
April @ Lakeland Mom replied to April @ Lakeland Mom's discussion Lakeland Mom - Hello Weekend! - February 4-6
"Hi Joyce - yes, www.LakelandMom.com is a new local site for Lakeland area families! I posted it here to let those involved on Polk Moms know about it. We have a great local events calendar, and are quickly filling in our all-inclusive, comprehensive…"
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Joyce H replied to April @ Lakeland Mom's discussion Lakeland Mom - Hello Weekend! - February 4-6
"ust to note, this site is "Polk Moms" not Lakeland Mom as set out in your post. Or is Lakeland Mom a new site??? If so would like to join as this site (Polk Moms) has really died and not been great since the original moderator left."
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Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic 2 Replies

Started by 18watt_fan in Topics of Today. Last reply by 18watt_fan 12 hours ago.

Asking kids to church

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn yesterday.

Lakeland Mom - Hello Weekend! - February 4-6 2 Replies

Started by April @ Lakeland Mom in Announcements and Introductions. Last reply by April @ Lakeland Mom on Saturday.

Good to be a kid

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn Jan 25.

Kids bored during winter break 1 Reply

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn. Last reply by April @ Lakeland Mom Jan 5.

It's been a hot minute... 1 Reply

Started by Shannon Pool in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by 18watt_fan Dec 19, 2015.

Christmas Baking has begun

Started by Tabby in General Chat Mom to Mom Dec 17, 2015.

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This is a Dance Center- It’s Different

Posted by Lorrie Walker on February 8, 2016 at 4:38pm

Super Summer Success

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Our Scary Hemangioma Story Has a Happy Ending

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