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,...
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...
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...
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...
5 Ways to Help Siblings Get Along

5 Ways to Help Siblings Get Along

Being a parent to multiple children is a formidable task. Whether they’re close in age or a few years apart, adding more kids means more work, more chatter, more love and care of course...
How To Inspire Your Child’s Passion

How To Inspire Your Child’s Passion

One of the biggest goals -- if not the single biggest -- in parenting is ensuring that you’re raising and preparing your child for a successful adult life. While learning to read early, enrolling...
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...