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How to Treat and Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Ear infections are one of the leading reasons for doctor visits among children, and during the summer there is one type of infection in particular that accounts for a majority of the cases - swimmer’s ear. In fact, more than 40 percent of swimmer’s ear cases occur during the summer months. Swimmer’s ear, also called otitis externa, is inflammation, irritation, or infection of the outer ear canal. While a regular ear infection affects the middle of the ear, swimmer’s ear develops... read more

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Cook Unity – Real People, Real Food: S.O.S. Product Review

*This is sponsored product review Review by Kate Hrobsky As a busy mom, it’s difficult to juggle – everything is a priority. On top of work and household demands, I want to spend as much time as possible with my kids … read more

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Necessary Discipline vs. Keeping Children Happy

I want to discipline my child, but I don’t like how it feels. I don’t want to upset my child, but I know I have to start sometime Here is the secret to discipline:  think about it as it is … read more

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Tips to Alleviate Common Pregnancy Issues

Pregnancy is riddled with aches and pains. Here are a few of the most common I hear of, and some solutions to alleviate them. I hope this helps, my pregnant friends! Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Normally caused by increased repetitive hand … read more

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Go Insane with Joy

It’s been a while since I shared a real tear jerker of a video. But when I saw this one last week, I just had to share. I won’t give away too much, but have tissues ready when you watch … read more

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Baby Bod: Turn Flab to Fab in 12 Weeks Flat! S.O.S. Product Review

*This is sponsored product review Review by Sandy Chiang Baby Bod: Turn Flab to Fab in 12 Weeks Flat! is touted as “A groundbreaking self-care program for pregnant and postpartum women, no matter how long it has been since you had your … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Grandparents Want To Be Only with Their Well-Behaved Grandchild

I am wondering what you have to say about the following situation I was reading about. A mother describes her two children – a daughter, 7, who is polite, well mannered, easy to be around, and her 4-year-old son, who … read more

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6 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Child to Camp

The school year is winding down, and if you haven’t already created your child’s summer plans, you might be doing so now. One of the activities that many parents consider is summer camp. For some families, going to summer camp … read more

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