Today we’d like to share an article on outside safety written by Dr. Zeba with Weissbluth Pediatrics. The weather might be so hot that we don’t even want to go outside at times, but children tend to love the park, so it’s best to be on our toes and know what to keep an eye… Read More Playground Safety – Dr Zeba Hasan
Summer is a wonderful time for most children, simply based on the fact that they’re out of school for a few months. This free time, however, can equate to lots of time spent outside in the heat. The blistering heat. The unmerciful, unrelenting heat. The sad reality is that a recent study released by the Harvard School of Public… Read More America’s Children Aren’t Hydrated
We’ve talked about “Calories In & Calories Out” before, and today we’d like to help with some visual aid. The nutritional facts on the labels of our food can surprise a lot of people. Some foods don’t look like they’d contain so many calories, and others really aren’t carrying that much. Below are some foods… Read More 200 Calories. This is What it Looks Like.
The United States is indeed a lovely place to live and spend most of the year. However, our environment here is different than overseas, and now that school is out for summer break in most districts, many families will be looking forward to traveling to places outside of the country. New places of course bring… Read More Traveling this summer? Remember your vaccines!
Teaming up with a children’s hospital like Valley Children’s has surely given us some insight into the nature of accidents that children can experience. Though not as common as other wounds, dog bites are a serious matter since they not only hurt, but can affect a child’s perception of man’s best friend for years to… Read More National Dog Bite Prevention Week
It’s been a little while since our last post, but we’re pleased to bring you all our latest in the recipe series we’re building. This week we are exploring chia seeds, and specifically how they can be used to thicken foods and keep them fresh longer. Are you all ready to make a great smoothie?… Read More The Power of Chia Seeds!
This week we would like to share a VERY informative blog post by Dr. Roy Benaroch about concussions.
A couple of years back, we shared some blog posts about certain vitamins and how they work within your body. Thankfully, the wonderful folks at Ted Ed have an engaging animation to demonstrate what vitamins do and why we need them. If you or your family members seem confused about vitamins, and what it means… Read More What Do Vitamins Actually Do?
A Swedish study has concluded that hand-washing dishes may be quite beneficial to your family, especially if you have young children. How so? Well, dishwashing machines often eliminate many (if not all) of the microbes that would be present on the dishes and silverware. Microbial exposure, however, is good for developing children as it increases… Read More Should We Hand-Wash Our Dishes?
Have you or any of your loved ones experienced motion sickness? You might have wondered how exactly it occurs, or why it might be worse for you on a boat vs. a car vs. an airplane. This lesson from Ted Ed wonderfully explains the unfortunate phenomenon we call motion sickness.