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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

All parents know that keeping up with children can be difficult and exhausting. From the minute they wake up until their head hits the pillow at …

Your Baby’s First Test: Understanding the Apgar Score

  The Apgar score is a test that was designed by Virginia Apgar, an American anesthesiologist, to evaluate the condition of newborns immediately following birth.  …

How to Help Your Teenager Improve Their Body Image

Everyday, teenage boys and girls are bombarded by unrealistic portrayals of beauty and masculinity.  These visual assaults come from advertising companies by way of television …

Tips for Identifying Your Child’s Behavior Triggers

  You’ve probably witnessed and experiences firsthand the meltdown in the grocery store.  From emotional breakdowns to aggressive behavior, children rarely exhibit this type of …

How to Help Your Child Overcome Trauma at School

Schools are supposed to be safe places to send children, but unfortunately disasters and violence don’t care. From natural disasters like earthquakes, flooding, and tornadoes, …

4 Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Their Children About Sex

  There are few things a parent dreads more than “the talk.” Talking about sex can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. And let’s face it, many …

Subtle Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying is aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived threat. Bully behavior is typically repeated and has the potential to escalate …

Summer Safety Tips: Sun and Heat

Summer is a time for pool parties, beach parties, and sun bathing. However, with the suns rays growing ever stronger, you should take precautions to …

Summer Safety Tips: Insect Bites

If you’ve ever been stung by a bee, you know it can be painful, right? The summer is the perfect time for these and other …

Summer Safety Tips: Water Safety

Beaches and pools are synonymous with summer. However, its important to keep safety in mind when playing near water. To make this an enjoyable and …

Food Allergies and Summer Camp: What to Consider

Summer is about having fun and taking a break from school. For parents, it can mean finding a way to entertain their kids; sending them to camp is …

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is a time for fun; school is out and the weather is perfect.  But safety is important to consider whenever you leave the house.  The warm …

Summer Food Safety Tips

Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – food-borne illnesses are at their peak during summer months. The warm …

Tips for Keeping Your Teen Safe on the Road This Summer

Your teen has just received his license and the worrying begins. Summer is just around the corner and your teen will be spending more time …

Fireworks Safety – How to Have Safe 4th of July Fireworks at Home

Fireworks are a significant part of any 4th of July celebration. Some cities have regulations about individuals firing them off, so fireworks safety may not …

Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied Online

It’s estimated that almost half of all children will experience or be exposed to bullying in their lifetime. The Internet has made it even easier …