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Kid’s Health & Safety

Preventing Silent Shame

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It’s something no one wants to think about. It’s uncomfortable and filled with the idea of shame. But, as you read this article, a sexual predator has identified his next victim. As you consider this, remember that panic and denial are not the answers. Awareness and monitoring are the keys to keeping your children safe.

Living with a Serious Illness

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When a child is gravely sick, the most redemptive power comes from friends and family who stay involved to stick it through. Do you remember being sick as a kid? You felt cruddy, you had to take disgusting medicine and worst of all, you couldn’t play with your friends. The decadent thrill of staying home… Read more »

The Waiting Game

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On most days, the furthest thing from my mind is my child being different from any other. We laugh and play together, and even bandage changes are so routine it feels like a “normal” thing to do.

On Being Different

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On most days, the furthest thing from my mind is my child being different from any other. We laugh and play together, and even bandage changes are so routine it feels like a “normal” thing to do.

Doctor Do Right

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making the best choice There are many decisions to make for your children, but perhaps the most important one is the pediatrician you will use.

Food for Thought

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If a person’s diet affects the condition of his heart, his risk of cancer and the size of his body, is it any surprise that what we eat affects our brains, too?

Overweight Kids need Parent Help

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According to The National Poll on Children’s Health, childhood obesity has replaced smoking and drug abuse to become the number one health concern for kids in 2008. “Like most kids growing up in the South, I was raised to believe that the preferred way of cooking anything is to first batter it in cornmeal or… Read more »

Your Child’s Pearly Whites

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It’s Children’s Dental Health Month and a great time to brush up on practical tips for top-notch dental hygiene.   first teeth … Clean your baby’s gums even before the first teeth come in – The permanent teeth will go into the same socket as the baby teeth, so in order to maximize the teeth’s… Read more »

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