Common Cold

Treatments for the Common Cold

This time of year it is not uncommon to find your children or yourself dealing with the common cold. The good news is, colds can usually be treated at home and in most cases,...
Water Safety Tips

Water Safety Tips: Staying Safe Around Water

Summer is heating up and with that more and more people are heading for the lake, swimming pools, and other sources of water. Whether you are swimming or just spending time around water, there...
Choking Hazards

Foods That Are Choking Hazards for Kids

Having worries about the risk of a child choking is very common – and the risk is definitely real. It's not surprising that meal preparation often includes taking the time to cut food into...
Dogs and Kids

Dogs and Kids: 5 Reasons They Are a Good Fit

If you are considering a pet for your kids the idea of a dog has probably come to mind. According to information found at the Humane Society website, 47% of American households own at...
10 Things I Wish I’d Known As A New Mom

10 Things I Wish I’d Known As A New Mom

As a seasoned expert, new moms often ask for my advice on what to expect when the baby arrives. Most of the time, I reassure them and tell them to just call me if...
Favorite Halloween Dinners

Favorite Halloween Dinners

Bringing the family together for a special dinner is my favorite part about the holidays. With our busy lives, it’s fun to take the time to reconnect, tell stories, and just spend some quality...
Head Lice

Prevention and Elimination of Head Lice

Back to school means a lot of things to parents and kids. For kids, it can mean a chance to have some time away from home and to enjoy learning while spending time with...