Why Recess Is Essential to Child Development

Some of our best memories of grade school always start with that recess bell ringing. That joyful sound was letting our little minds know it was time to go outside and play. Unfortunately, in recent years, schools have waved goodbye to recess in favor of tightly packed academic schedules even at an elementary school level. […]

Tips for Driving with Kids in the Car

Let’s face it, even when you are driving alone in the car, it can be hard to focus – so is it any wonder that adding kids to the mix can make driving more challenging? Whether you’re breaking up a fight in the backseat or listening to loud conversations between siblings, you can easily have […]

Zika – What Parents Must Know: Teleclass Re-cap

Everyone’s preparing to leave for the holidays, including caregivers, who may be headed to regions where Zika has been reported. Last week, we held a highly informative and important teleclass for Zika tips from Dr. Dania Rumbak, Head Pediatrician for Baby Doctor – our generous sponsor. Dr. Rumbak helped participants understand what Zika is, how it […]

Fun, Safe Toy Suggestions for Every Age

Do you remember that old chestnut of a saying: “It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye”? Like all ‘old chestnuts,’ there’s an element of truth in those words. Toys for kids should be epic, should capture their attention, and their imaginations. But they also need to be safe. With the holiday season […]

Keeping Baby Safe This Holiday Season

If you’re like most families, your holiday calendar looks like you’ve started a new job, had three kids AND invited the entire extended family to stay over at your place for a month! It’s easy to get caught up in the craziness of the holiday season and throw caution to the wind, but when you […]