How to Babyproof Your Home

Before you bring your baby home from the hospital, you need to make sure that your home is a safe place for them. Some baby proofing should be done immediately, but some things can be put off until later when crawling and walking are imminent. If you’re not sure where to start, here are 15… Continue Reading

8 Water Safety Tips For Summer

Temperatures are rising, which means summer is right around the corner. That means that the swimming season is almost here as well, so it’s time to brush up on some water safety. The best way to prepare your kids for the pool or beach is to enroll them in formal lessons when they’re learning to… Continue Reading

A Guide to the Stages of Adolescence

While entering the teenage years may be intimidating for both you and your child, understanding the ups and downs of the stages of adolescence can better prepare you to deal with any challenges.  The Three Stages of Adolescence Each child is different, but you can generally expect the following changes during the three stages of… Continue Reading

11 Tips for Managing Seasonal Allergies

If spring hasn’t already sprung where you live, then it’s just around the corner. While relief from winter weather is usually welcome, some people suffer from the changing seasons. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 40% of children are affected by seasonal allergies like hay fever. Common allergens include pollen, mold,… Continue Reading

Chronic and Acute Illness: What’s the Difference?

It can be scary and difficult to see your child sick. Having a good relationship with your child’s pediatrician and staying educated on current health information may help soothe any fears. Whether you already have children or are planning on having children, knowing about conditions that can affect children can help catch illnesses early so… Continue Reading

9 Fun Nutrition Games for Kids

Starting healthy habits at an early age will help your child live a long, healthy life. But getting in the servings of each food group recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics each day can be tricky. If you have a picky or curious eater, nutrition games for kids are a great way to learn… Continue Reading

Healthy Sleep Routines: Tips and Tricks

Healthy sleep routines can help your child get the rest they need. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has guidelines for the amount of sleep children should get. The guidelines are updated with the latest available science and are endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The current guidelines are: Infants (4 months to… Continue Reading

7 Fun Cold Weather Activities to Cure the Winter Blues

Even with COVID-19 putting a damper on some favorite cold weather activities, you can still get in some seasonal fun this winter. And even if warmer temperatures are (hopefully) not far away, you’re probably struggling to keep kids entertained when it’s gray and chilly out. If you’re looking for things to do to fill the… Continue Reading

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