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Driving Safety

Driving Safety

For a teenager, getting a driver’s license marks a rite of passage into adulthood. For parents, this “leap towards independence” often brings fear, anxiety, and bittersweet emotions. Every year four million new teen drivers will get their driver’s license. Two million of them will be involved in an accident before they turn twenty! So, what […]

Healthy Eating: Snack Tips For Children

Healthy Eating: Snack Tips For Children

Breakfast, lunch and dinner typically make up a child’s daily diet. Although children’s diets are made up of structured meals, snacks find their way into the routine. Snacks are typically low in nutrition but they don’t always have to be. Snacks have the potential to support or improve your child’s eating routine. Here are some […]

How To Avoid Tragedy In The Backseat

How To Avoid Tragedy In The Backseat

Each year we hear of parents that are faced with the tragic accidental deaths of children who have been left alone in hot cars. From a few seconds to a few minutes, a child is put at risk whenever left unattended in any situation. Other car related accidents involve older children climbing unknowingly in a […]

ADHD

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or more commonly called ADHD, is defined as continuous behaviors such as inattentiveness, over-activity, and impulsivity. ADHD has become one of the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavior disorders. If you suspect that your child may be exhibiting signs of ADHD, create a journal or diary listing all your concerns. Then begin […]

Teething

Teething

Teething, like other developmental milestones, does not happen at exactly the same time for all babies. However, most parents can expect to see their baby's first tooth between 4 and 7 months of age. If your baby does not have any teeth by his first birthday, you may want to talk with your child's pediatrician. [...]
SIDS

SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant one month to one year of age. Despite significant research, there continues to be many questions about SIDS left unanswered. What we do know: SIDS is the leading cause of death among babies one month to one year of age. More SIDS […]

Colic

Colic

What is colic? Many babies experience a fussy period (oftentimes referred to as colic) in the evening and is usually diagnosed by the “rule of 3’s”: your baby cries for more than three hours, three days a week, starts around three weeks of age and is usually gone after three months of age. What causes […]

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