3 Cool Kid-Friendly Treats to Make and Eat

It’s summer, the kids are home, and they are BORED STIFF. A month ago you had all these amazing resolutions of all the things you’d do together, the quality time you’d have, the bonding,

Nutrient Dense Diet: The New Old Way to Eat

Nutrient dense diet tips flood the web. It’s the new way to eat. But actually, it’s the old way to eat. It’s how people ate in the days before sodium-laden, sugar-laden, fat-heavy processed foods.

Stocking Your Basic First Aid Kit

Basic first aid kit items are just what they sound like: basic. You don’t want to discover you’ve run out of Bandaids when your child gets a scrape or minor burn. You want to

Turned or Crossed Eye: Can a Baby Outgrow Strabismus?

Turned or crossed eye or Strabismus is an eye problem in which the eyes don’t work together as a team. When the eyes work as they should, both eyes look at the same object.

Finding a Caregiver or Daycare for Your Child

  Finding a caregiver or a daycare for your child can be a stressful, guilt-ridden experience. Take this advice from a twenty-five-year veteran parent. But it doesn’t have to be if you do some

Preventing Heat Exhaustion

Preventing heat exhaustion is an important concern for parents of small during the summer months. Heat Exhaustion is one of three heat-related conditions, the other two being Heat Cramps and Heatstroke. Heat cramps are

Hot Cars Cookie Challenge

Hot Cars Cookie Challenge is a little experiment we whipped up (along with some cookies) in the parking lot of Kars4Kids. The Hot Cars Cookie Challenge involves leaving a tray of unbaked cookies in

Common Core Standards and Gender Differences

    In the November 23, 2014 OpEd published in the Miami Herald, Donna Shalala, president of University of Miami, praised the Common Core Curriculum. In her opinion, the standards would raise education levels for students

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Is It A Thing?

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (or intolerance) is a sensitivity to gluten that cannot be explained by either celiac disease or a wheat allergy. Gluten sensitivity is what doctors call it when going off all products

Celiac Disease: Does Your Child Get Sick from Gluten?

Celiac disease is an incurable autoimmune condition in which eating foods with gluten can cause damage to the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. When people with celiac