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Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, parents should already take steps in preventing ...
Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children affected. Allergies are your immune ...
Know the Signs to Look Out for in Making this Decision Adding a pet to your family can bring great joy to your home. However, it is also a big decision to make, especially if you have kids who will share in the responsibility of taking care of the ...
How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Kid Searching for the right doctor for your kid can be a challenging task, especially for new moms. While referrals from your friends can be extremely helpful, you must also remember that what works for them, ...
Lice can happen to anyone—kids are especially susceptible. Children are always playing close to each other, sharing hats or scrunchies, and in close proximity at daycare or classrooms, allowing lice to transfer easily. Thankfully, getting rid ...
Establishing a basic schedule for your infant is a huge step in making life a little easier for parents, especially with the demands of daily routines and often other children as well. However, it can be difficult to know where to start or how to ...
There is nothing like eating a spoonful of ice cream on a warm summer day or enjoying a nice bowl of cereal on a Saturday morning. However, dairy doesn’t sit well with everyone. If you are trying to eliminate dairy from your diet, it can seem ...
In the United States alone, around 25 million people suffer from asthma. Just over a fifth of these are children. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has established May as the “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness ...
In 1983, National Child Abuse Prevention Month was established. In the month of April, all over the nation, families and communities take the time to reflect on the importance of keeping children safe and work together in order to prevent child ...
Are My Kids Spending Too Much Time in Front of the Screen? Parents now have a new concern that previous generations did not have to worry so much about: Whether or not their kids are spending too much time in front of TV, computer, and phone screens. ...
Halloween is likely one of the most highly-anticipated fall traditions for U.S. children. Dressing up in costumes, staying out a little late, coming home with half their weight in candy—there’s unlikely any tradition that sounds more like ...
Fall has arrived! Summer has come and gone, and while adults are looking forward to milder weather, children are perhaps dreading the return to school. While it might be normal to mourn the passing of summer, some children dread school because it is ...