Every parent wants to know when their child can go back to school after being sick. The general rule of thumb is: when the child is fever-free for 24 hours without the use of a fever reducer like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. If your child is on antibiotics, typically we recommend antibiotics for 24 hours AND […]
The ABC’s of Backpack Safety: A: Appropriate weight: the filled backpack should be no more than 10 to 15% of the child’s body weight B: Both straps and both shoulders: it may not look as cool, but it’s better for the back! C: Carry half of your books at a time: Make frequent trips to […]
Breastfeeding is a topic near and dear to me because I enjoyed it so much with my own children, and because of the long list of health benefits for mom and baby. As a full-time working mother, I had to find creative ways to make breastfeeding work for us, from hands-free pumping to taking herbs […]
I believe every parent and caregiver should take a CPR course BEFORE the baby is born. It’s always better to be prepared should an emergency arise. You want to be able to do something while you wait for help to arrive!