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.
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?
Use a mask and gloves safely when going out to protect yourself, your family and the community.
Halloween should be a fun time for kids. Help keep everyone safe by following a few simple tips.
Bike safety starts before you even get on the bicycle.
Lawn mowers send many kids and adults to the ER every year. Learn to use them safely with the tips below.
It’s not just Momo… Even if she started as a hoax, we DO need to protect our kids online.
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 […]
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 […]
It happens all the time. Kids put things in their mouth that aren’t supposed to be eaten. Parents often call after their child swallowed a toy piece, a coin, and many other things. Most of the time things will just pass — though I’m not a fan of watching the stools for the swallowed object […]