We keep garden pesticides, mosquito sprays and other insecticides in our home. While these may do a good job of getting rid of the bugs, they are potential poisons and chemical hazards that can do serious injury to children. Kids may also accidentally eat improperly stored pesticides and cleansing agents like roach sprays, chlorine bleach, disinfectants, rat poisons and insect … [Read more...] about Protect your child from pesticide poisoning
Tired of fighting with your kids every dinner time? Sick of hearing them whine about vegetables ('This tastes funny!') or acting like a short order cook, creating separate meals just to satisfy their picky tastes? This article can help develop healthy eating habits. … [Read more...] about How to develop your kids’ healthy eating habits–without fighting!
Vaccines can save lives, eliminating your child's risk for life-threatening diseases. However, reports linking vaccines to Autism had parents foregoing vaccination. This article helps dispels misconceptions. Why were vaccines linked to Autism? The rise of autism, which shows up before age 3, happens to coincide with the increased number and type of vaccine shots in the … [Read more...] about Vaccines cleared of Autism risk
I believe scrapes, cuts, and bruises are marks of a fun childhood, but when my son started playing soccer, the bruises got bigger, and scarier. When should I insist on having something checked by the doctor? … [Read more...] about What moms need to know about kids’ sports injuries
It's common for babies and toddlers to develop an ear infection. But what causes it, how can worried moms prevent it, and why does this condition become less and less common as our children grow older (thank God!). Read more about ear infections. … [Read more...] about Understanding childhood ear infections