There are many precautions you can take to make your home as safe as possible for your baby.
Pumpkins, parties and candy! Halloween is certainly a treat for kids, but with safety issues hiding behind every corner, parents can find the holiday downright scary. You know to keep your children away from Jack-O’-Lanterns and any other lit candles (right? just checking), but you’ve also got to be smart on the street. To keep you from […]
The following post is written by Paula Meeks, registered dietitian with Woman’s Hospital. Children of all ages have a tendency to get hungry every few hours, and now that school has started, it is not unusual for them to arrive home after school and be very hungry. A snack can provide much needed energy for after-school activities and […]
Tomorrow is the first day of school for many kids in Baton Rouge. Which means a quiet house, but a lot of stress and nervousness from both mom and kids. To ease some of those nerves, the American Academy of Pediatrics created some tips to help parents and their children adjust to another school year. Check […]
With school just around the corner, it’s time to start making that list of school supplies and your child’s needs before the beginning of the semester. Vaccinations should be one of the top priorities on that list.
For many children in Baton Rouge, August 6 marks the first day of school. While you may be looking forward to having the kids out of the house and back to a structured routine, there’s a lot to do before that first day. As families get ready for school, parents can be overwhelmed by the pressure […]
I have to talk about a serious topic today. If this hits a few buttons with the readers, I apologize, but this has just been tugging at me. It was the last straw when I saw another article in our Baton Rouge newspaper talking about it. So what am I talking about?? Well, the safety […]
The following post was written by Brooke Schoonenberg, Dietitian at Woman’s Center for Wellness. When most people think of the Fourth of July, they think of patriotism, freedom, and a good old BBQ! Certain foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, and apple pie have become staples on many of our July 4 menus. Unfortunately, these foods can be […]
The following post is written by pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene for Parents.com Your baby will let you know whether this is a welcome experience for her or not. Some babies are transfixed with joy and others cry early and long. Sitting a little farther back will increase the chances that she will like it and it […]
I always envisioned my first trip to the ER would be in form of my 2-year-old falling off of his balance bike and hitting his head or missing a step on the playground and breaking an arm, but I never imagined that it would happen like this. . . It was a rainy morning and […]