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5 Positive Parent Tips to Kick Off Summer

  • Posted on Jun 6, 2019

If you’re anything like me, you might have mixed feelings about summer. Your school year routine is gone, and “everyone is off” while you still have to work. (Sadly, yet gratefully, my husband, mom and

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Cat allergy?

  • Posted on Jun 5, 2019

Allergic to Cats? I’ve got some GREAT news for you! The Washington School of Medicine in St Louis just discovered that if cats are fed a certain diet, it decreases the allergic response in cat-allergy

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Food allergy test

  • Posted on Jun 5, 2019

We’ve heard this before but now more evidence is available. Children tested by skin prick tests for food allergies at age one often test negative by the time they are six years old according to

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It’s summer time, so let’s talk about “dry drowning”

  • Posted on May 17, 2019

We need to demystify “dry drowning” – we need to remember that anything that “clutter’s up your Facebook feed you should really take with a grain of salt. Children can only flail on the surface

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LICE season

  • Posted on May 7, 2019

Spring & Summer = LICE season Transmission modes: 95-98% of lice is spread through head-to-head contact (hugging, group selfies, whispering); the rest is through sharing of hats, hair brushes, pillows and such. Lice can’t jump.

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The #1 cause of stomach aches in kids

  • Posted on Mar 22, 2019

Constipation is the #1 cause of stomach aches in kids. Here are some ways to help your kids stay regular: Stay hydrated – drink roughly half your body weight in fluid ounces of WATER! Fiber

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When to call your child’s doctor about illness

  • Posted on Jan 28, 2019

HOW SICK IS SICK? WHEN TO CALL YOUR CHILD’S DOCTOR ABOUT ILLNESS “You just can’t understand worry until you have a child of your own!” Welcome to cold and flu season! Now that flu and

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