In order for a child to make it through the first few years of life with trying new activities and testing limits, there are bound to be bumps and bruises along the way. How does a parent know when to take care of that “boo-boo” with love and when to request a specialist? Parents routinely […]
Finding safer and toxin-free cleaners to use around the house is important when you have little ones running around the house. See how you can ensure that your cleaning products are the safest products to use for your family.
Parenting is so fast-paced that we seldom have time to plan or act in advance. We often plan to discuss important subjects with our kids, but sometimes we’re too late, and our kids learn all the wrong things from all the wrong people. These are subjects that you should discuss with your children before their […]
Ahhh, The Epic Toddler Tantrum. It is a masterful thing. Number one, remember that it is not about you. Your child might be mad at you, but the child’s explosion is about him and his feelings, and you do not have to own those feelings as well. He is not in pain, he is PISSED. Let him be mad, you do not have to be as well.
While I understand the desire to minimize hospital based interventions, I promise that most of what happens on labor and delivery is uncertain at best, and trying to control the delivery process can only disappoint. But, the good news is, after the delivery of your infant there are some things you can plan. I would consider everything you need for yourself and infant.
Children less than five years old are at greatest risk for choking injuries. Kids in this age range love to explore and put everything in their mouth. Because of this, toys and items around the house – in addition to food – can be a choking hazard. Whether your new little one is starting to […]
The winter months can bring colds, fevers, and more unpleasant sicknesses. Learn how you can make sure your kids’ health is in tip-top shape this winter!
It’s almost that time of year – New Years Resolutions! Read up on Dr. Gramma Karen’s resolutions and her experiences keeping herself healthy this year.