Just the name of this viral infection is scary enough for parents of young children to be concerned. For the most part, though, it is not usually dangerous.
As with all cultural and technological changes, there are positive and negative consequences of the digital age. There are always those who hold on to the past for dear life, and others who jump right in without a second thought.
With all the trials and tribulations of a growing family, managing eczema in children is not a welcome addition. Children with eczema present a whole new litany of challenges beyond the normal ones.
If you are a newcomer to this challenge, here are some tips on how to manage eczema in children and help to make life a little more manageable for you too.
Speaking to your child about weight and bullying is difficult enough without the mixed messages they see everywhere. Parents are forced to compete with the countless media messages in our culture about weight and bullying. You can counteract this by always striving to model respect.
Consider what you say to your children and what you say about others.
Chicken soup, lots of rest, and fluids were always mom’s remedies when family members were sick. While these common practices are helpful up to a point, the best remedy is to know why someone is sick, and then seek appropriate treatment.
Many parents get in the habit of only scheduling their child’s annual physical before the school year, or at the start of sports season. This can be the busiest time of year, and it’s possible that you may not be able to schedule an appointment in time.
Teenagers are undergoing a lot of physical and mental changes as they develop into adults. Knowing how their personality can change can make it easier to notice red flags, and can aid you in making the right decisions for their mental health.
The holidays are coming up, and we know that everyone is looking forward to enjoying a holiday meal with their family and friends. But, for parents of children with food allergies, this time of year can bring uncertainty and unease. Help keep your little ones safe this holiday season with the following food allergy tips!
Halloween may be one of your child’s favorite holidays. If you celebrate Halloween, it’s up to you to make it special, fun and memorable, but part of that means keeping your child safe. Here are some tips we suggest you follow this Halloween. Read the rest of this entry »
According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, 90% of adults and children don’t eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets! Poor diet and exercise plans can cause disease, poor weight management, and reduced motivation. This month, take a look at you and your family’s diets and exercises and see if there are ways you can improve.