Keep Your Kids Safe In the Car This Summer: A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Ambivalence is my personal feeling about summer. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy it. It’s just that I love fall to the point that it’s almost unhealthy. I’ve lived my entire 32 years in Florida. It’s always summer here; most all the time. We don’t have spring. We don’t have winter. We have this random … Read moreKeep Your Kids Safe In the Car This Summer: A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

What is the Best Pink Eye Treatment for Your Child?

Conjunctivitis, otherwise known as pink eye, is an irritating health issue that some people have to deal with on occasion. While it doesn’t make you sick, it does make your eyes hurt and it is very contagious. You might notice your eye turns red and very pink, and it will start oozing some unattractive stuff. … Read moreWhat is the Best Pink Eye Treatment for Your Child?

The Ten Best Children’s Hospitals in the United States

The only time a parent ever wants to see his or her child in the hospital is during childbirth. Unfortunately, far too many children need to spend time in the hospital for various reasons at some point in time. Some children are sick and need constant care and the best team of medical professionals available … Read moreThe Ten Best Children’s Hospitals in the United States

Does Dye in Children’s Food Cause Behavioral Problems?

Telling your kids they can’t have icing on their cake or anything that looks even remotely appetizing to them isn’t going to earn you any points in the parenting department – in the eyes of your kids. Unfortunately, the effects of children’s food dyes are real. According to Dr. David Katz of Yale, studies have … Read moreDoes Dye in Children’s Food Cause Behavioral Problems?

Putting Your Baby on a Schedule Without Using the Cry it Out Method

There is a constant debate surrounding the concept of creating a schedule for babies (which I swear by, having done it easily, twice, without ever using the sleep training or cry it out methods).  Some parents are scared to schedule their babies because they feel their needs are not being met; while some parents might … Read morePutting Your Baby on a Schedule Without Using the Cry it Out Method

Help Your Child To Be Prepared For An Immunization

Although we know that an immunization is for our child’s benefit, they do not always understand that.  Depending upon their age, their understanding is limited.  Even when they get a bit older the idea of an immunization is not their idea of fun.  I have learned a few tricks along the way to help my … Read moreHelp Your Child To Be Prepared For An Immunization

What To Do If Your Child Suffers From Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is something that many children get from time to time when they spend an extended amount of time in a vehicle.  However, for some children, motion sickness can occur in very short trips as well.  The type of road that you are traveling on usually makes a difference.  Generally, motion sickness occurs more … Read moreWhat To Do If Your Child Suffers From Motion Sickness

Tips To Help You Prevent Your Children From Getting Cavities

We all want to prevent our children from getting cavities.  We want them to have the best dental health possible.  So what can we do to help them prevent cavities? This is an appropriate time to discuss the damage that sugar does to our children’s teeth with today being Halloween.  Sugar is a known cause … Read moreTips To Help You Prevent Your Children From Getting Cavities

Pop Warner: Taking Steps to Keep Kids Safer on the Field

Pop Warner: It’s what children’s dreams are made of. Little boys eagerly await the month of September when their favorite college and pro football teams are back on television battling it out with rivals to win the coveted championship. Little girls can’t wait to see the cheerleaders on the sidelines, wearing their sparkly uniforms and … Read morePop Warner: Taking Steps to Keep Kids Safer on the Field