Our four-year-old daughter is very excited about becoming a big sister, and she’s maintained a very positive attitude about the new baby since we told her around week 12 of the pregnancy. (We didn’t tell anyone else before her, since it impacts her more than pretty much anyone else.) It’s good that we’re expecting another […]
Whether you’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl, your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, April 30, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event […]
Did the Easter Bunny hop over to your house and leave sweet and chocolatey treats for you and your family this holiday? If so, after a few days of snacking on the sweets, you’ve probably gotten a few belly aches and are ready to get those treats out of the basket and out of your […]
The Easter Bunny is the springtime bearer of sweet treats and delicious candy. But that rascially rabbit shouldn’t hop away with your fitness goals and overall health by tempting you with unhealthy edible. This year, fill your Easter basket with some healthy alternatives and have an egg-cellent holiday.
This week is National School Breakfast Week, a time for parents to review their children’s breakfast choices and get them starting the day with a nutritious meal. Between getting your kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, hair combed and ready for the bus or drive to school, weekday mornings are hard enough on parents that getting your […]
February is National Children’s Dental Month. Each year, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums, and it all starts with a […]
With flu season in full swing, many parents are keeping their children at home to let them rest and heal up from the season’s nagging illness. But how can parents know when the time is right to send their flu-stricken – or any other virus or disease – kids back to school and their normal […]
Muscle aches. High fever. Sore throat. Nagging cough. Yep, it’s flu season! Every medical professional, from national agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Red Cross to local doctors like The Pediatric Clinic’s Dr. Stephen Sanches say the best course of action to preparing your child’s and your own body starts with […]
The start of the new year is a time for new beginnings, and many people start the year off with a list of resolutions to follow throughout 2016. It’s not just adults who craft a list of things to improve during the year. According to Christine Carter, author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for […]
W.A.T.C.H (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) announced its 2015 nominees for 10 worst toys, toys with the greatest potential to cause childhood injuries and even death, at their “Toy Conference” in November 2015. These toys have been subjected to nationwide recalls or can cause digestive problems if eaten or swallowed.