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  • Treating a Cut
    A child’s job is to explore every nook and cranny of his or her world, but that can often lead way to injury. From split lips to skinned knees, scrapes Read more
  • Healthy Eating Options for Busy Families
    Sometimes a sit-down meal seems impossible at times for busy families.  Making sure that a meal is healthy feels like an even bigger challenge.  With a little organization, you can Read more
  • Parents: Protect Your Children from Burns
    From washing up under too hot of water to an accidental tipping of a coffee cup, burns are a potential hazard in every home.  In fact, burns are some of Read more
  • Does My Child Have a Vision Problem?
    As a parent, you may rely on the results of a school vision screening, or the fact that your child doesn’t report any symptoms, as an indication he or she Read more
  • Childhood Obesity: Helpful Tips for Parents of Overweight Children
    More and more, childhood obesity is becoming prevalent in the U.S.  According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, over the past two decades it has doubled in children and tripled Read more
  • When a Sore Throat Interrupts Your Child’s Health
    In infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, the most frequent cause of sore throats is a viral infection.  No specific medicine is required when a virus is responsible, and the child should Read more
  • How to Tell the Difference between Sinusitis and a Cold
    Put on your detective hat—are you suffering from the common cold or sinusitis?  Many people mistake a common cold for sinusitis, and vice versa.  The symptoms of a cold and Read more
  • Kids and Bedwetting: When Should I Be Concerned?
      Bedwetting is a common childhood problem. Many children who master toilet training during the day, usually between the ages of two and four, continue to experience episodes of bedwetting through Read more
  • How to Protect Kids from the Sun
    Too many parents wrongly assume that the sun is only dangerous when it’s shining brightly. The fact is, the sun’s rays are dangerous no matter what time of the year, Read more
  • Understanding Infant Jaundice
      Jaundice is a common condition in newborns, caused by excess yellow pigment in the blood called bilirubin, which is produced by the normal breakdown of red blood cells. When bilirubin Read more
  • How to Keep Germs At Bay and Illnesses Away
    Kids pick up germs all day, every day.  Whether they are sharing toys, playing at day care or sitting in the classroom, whenever children are together, they are at risk Read more
  • Fever Phobia? When Parents Should Call Their Pediatrician
      Generally, a fever is brought on by an infection from a virus or bacterial infection. While many times a parent’s first instinct is to worry when their child has a Read more
  • Introducing Solids: How to Transition from the Bottle to Spoon
    Giving your baby his first spoonful of solid foods is an exciting time!  Many parents look forward to the day their little one takes their first bite of rice cereal, Read more
  • Understanding Childhood Asthma
    A common condition seen in kids and teens, asthma is a lung condition that causes trouble breathing and shortness of breath.  During an attack, the bronchial airways become inflamed and Read more
  • How to Help Your Teen Make Healthy Eating Choices
    As children grow into adolescents, their bodies require more nutrients to grow healthy and strong.  But as many parents know, for those teens with busy school schedules, sports practices and Read more
  • New Parents: How to Select the Right Crib for Your Baby
    A new baby needs a lot of things. From bottles and car seats to high chairs and baby monitors, an expectant parent has a lot of decisions and purchases to Read more