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Celebrate Halloween Safely During a Pandemic

Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, but how can it be celebrated safely during a pandemic?

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Frustrated with the Changing Recommendations about COVID19?

Changing recommendations and the many difficulties of staying away from others to lead us to give up and just ignore the fact that we’re in a pandemic. We need to let our behaviors be driven by information, not feelings.

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Illnesses Safety

Wearing masks: yes, even most kids can do it!

As stay at home orders are lifted across the country, wearing masks will be one part of doing it safely. Many parents wonder: how can we get our kids to do this?

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Use a mask and gloves safely when going out

Use a mask and gloves safely when going out to protect yourself, your family and the community.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween should be a fun time for kids. Help keep everyone safe by following a few simple tips.

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Bike safety

Bike safety starts before you even get on the bicycle.

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Safety

Lawnmower safety

Lawn mowers send many kids and adults to the ER every year. Learn to use them safely with the tips below.

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Momo. Hoax or not, scary things happen online.

It’s not just Momo… Even if she started as a hoax, we DO need to protect our kids online.

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Vaccines

When vaccines are given too soon

Sometimes vaccines are given too soon to count toward the required vaccine schedule. This can easily happen if there are changes to the standard vaccine schedule for any reason, but what does that mean for the child? Are they in danger? Do they need extra shots? Is that even safe??? Early vaccines don’t count. Don’t […]

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Constipation Medications Safety

Is Miralax Safe?

Constipation is one of the most common problems that affects kids. Sometimes it’s mild and changes to diet and routines can help sufficiently. Those are of course the ideal treatments. But if it’s more severe or if kids are resistant to change, Miralax is my go-to treatment. Several parents have asked me about its safety […]