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Kids health

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

As a general rule, I think 3 year olds should be locked away for a year. Sure they are cute, but when they snap, they are more frightening than Carrie after the pig blood incident. When my eldest was 3, she was fairly awful, but in a non-specific, 3 year old little beast way. Then, […]

Are Your Kids Eating Too Many Gummy Vitamins?

I’m noticing a “health” trend around my town and amongst my friends. Docs are testing for just about everything that can be tested for in an effort to find intolerances, deficiencies and excesses. The theory is we can fight aging and feel better if we have the perfect balance of the nutrients our body craves, these being specific to us. I’m […]

Is Gatorade Good For You?

Electrolytes must be healthy right?

Tip for Making Listening Safer for Your Kids.

Whether it’s because you want a little peace and quiet or they’re in a place where they can’t turn up the sound, most kids have headphones these days connected to their devices. But it is important to protect those little ears with noise! So investing in noise-limiting headphones for your kids is the first step. The World […]

Children And Allergies

It’s that time of year again. Ahh Spring. The days are getting longer and warmer; a myriad of vibrant colors replaces the monotonous brown. As the great outdoors calls, I can’t be happier to get my kids out of the house. Then reality hits as my oldest comes home daily looking like she’s been punched in both eyes. Several times a day she succumbs to fits of sneezing and a nagging cough– in short it’s allergy season and she’s miserable. Unfortunately, many of our outdoor spring sports begin when allergy season is in full swing. As the trees and flowers bloom the pollen rains down, coating everything and everyone.

Should Kids Specialize in Sports? The AAP Says No

If your kids play sports, this is worth the read. I summarized it to save you time.

Should Student Athletes Have to Take PE?

Reprinted from May 2015 The other night, my daughter Madelyn (13), was lying on the couch, and said, “Ugh. I have gym first period tomorrow.” My initial reaction was to tell her to stop complaining — I have a very low tolerance for whining. But, then I thought about it.  She was exhausted from a […]

A Little Lunchtime Inspiration

Are school lunches making you and your kids grown? Are your kids tired of the same old thing and are you tired of their complaints? Read on for tips on creative, healthy lunches.

Kids and Stress – Helping Your Child Cope

As adults we may often look back on our youth with nostalgia and long for simpler times. But sometimes being long removed from the carefree days of childhood, we may forget the trials and tribulations of that stage of life. And what may seem to us as simple issues with concrete solutions can be huge […]

Bonding From Distance: A Grandparent’s Perspective

Long distance relationships are challenging for adults, so how can children develop strong bonds with Grandparents they only see a few times a year?

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