The first day back to school after the long summer break might be something your child is dreading (or maybe just a few are excited), and yet it can’t come soon enough for some parents.
Remember the “terrible twos” and the frustrations that came with that period? If this is your first experience with a child going through puberty, get ready for the “terrible tweens.”
Most of us have seen a child in a grocery store throwing a temper tantrum or being downright obnoxious and unruly. Do we immediately blame the parents for allowing this to continue, or do we have sympathy for their situation?
Many folks believe you can never be too rich or too thin. When in fact, sometimes too much of a good thing becomes, well, not so good. The fluoride in toothpaste and much of our water supply protects us from … Continue reading
Chicken Pox is a highly contagious and dangerous virus also known as Varicella Zoster Virus or VZV. Before 1995 when the Varicella vaccine became available, 100 – 150 died each year from the disease according to the CDC.
Stress is a normal part of life, but how and if one learns to cope with it can affect children throughout their lives both physically and emotionally. Children need a feeling of safety and security, but many of today’s parents … Continue reading