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Five Steps to Putting a Smile on Your Child’s Face for the Dentist

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 […]

When Is It OK For A Sick Child To Go Back To School?

CommentsPosted by: Dr. Ashley Lucas on Jan 21, 2016 in Parenting, Toddlers

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 […]

Flu Bug Biting Hard: How to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy

CommentsPosted by: stephensanches on Jan 19, 2016 in Babies, Parenting, Toddlers

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 […]

Tricks to Keep Your Little Pumpkin Safe This Halloween

CommentsPosted by: stephensanches on Oct 05, 2015 in Babies, Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

 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 […]

Outside Play and Children in Daycare

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Jul 07, 2015 in Babies, Toddlers

The following post is written by Hope Juge, manager of the Woman’s Hospital Child Development Center. Parents know that kids are full of energy and must have some physical activity to release their infinite supply of vigor. Sitting around all day without movement can drive a child, and subsequently their parents, mad with boredom. So when parents are […]

Play it Safe this summer…Pointers on Poison Ivy

CommentsPosted by: Laura Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015 in Babies, Parenting, Toddlers

Some of you may have heard the phrase, “Leaves of three, let them be!”  This refers to common poisonous plants that contain oil called urushiol, which is the toxin that causes the allergic reaction.  The three most common plants containing urushiol are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, which can all be found here […]

For Parents, It’s Wise to Think Before You Post

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jun 16, 2015 in Parenting, Toddlers

There’s an awesome term floating around in cyberspace world right now. Sharenting. This equates to Parenting+Sharing= Sharenting. ABCnews did an article on this exact topic. You can view their findings here. I wanted to talk on this topic because we live in such a social media based world and it seems as though everyone’s posting […]

Tips for Swimming Pool Safety this Summer

With school out and the summer heat rising, children in Baton Rouge will be looking for ways to cool off and have fun, and for many that means heading to the pool. But how can a parent make sure their child is safe in the pool? And when is the best age to start introducing […]

Sunscreen 101: Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Summer is just around the corner. So, it’s time to stock up on sunscreen for those pool parties and beach trips. To help prevent sunburn (and to some degree, skin cancer), find a sunscreen with an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15 – the higher the number, the better. Look for one that […]


CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on May 28, 2015 in health, Parenting, Toddlers

That’s what my husband and I were last weekend.  Let’s start from the beginning. I decided to take our son, Jr, to the New Orleans zoo for the first time ever on Sunday. He’s 2 ½ so it’s the perfect age for him to get all excited at the different animals. A friend of mine […]

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