Gun Safety & Difficult Questions
I think it would be difficult to find a more controversial subject that gun safety in America. Any conversation that mixes the Second Amendment, protection of home and family along with a pinch of Texas fierce independence, and you’ve got only what would politely termed a “debate.” And the people talking about this subject are often not [...]Read more
Summer Bites & Stings
As the weather warms up, our kids will be spending more time outside. While that means more fun, physical activity and play time, it unfortunately also means more chances for mosquito bites, ant bites, as well as wasp and bee stings. Don’t let all these little critters deter your child from having fun. Prevention The [...]Read more
Infant Reflux: Just Messy or a Real Malady?
Infant reflux is one of the most common causes for concern for new parents. Most people are familiar with the fact that babies tend to spit up with some regularity and that this is, for the large part, completely normal. But when does spitting up, termed medically as gastroesophageal reflux, become something to worry about? [...]Read more
How I Do Time Out
My style as a parent is to read everything I can get my hands on, pick and choose what makes sense to me and then stick with what works after putting it into practice. Not everybody does that, though, and in fact my husband reads almost nothing about parenting. The man who reads sugar packets, [...]Read more
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. Learn more facts about the flu, how serious [...]Read more
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What might seem minor to a pediatrician can feel very much like an emergency to a parent. Here are some guidelines that might help you decide if you need to call after-hours or if you can wait until morning.
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