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

Nonverbal Learning Disorder: Is This What Your Child Has?

Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) or (NVLD), also called Nonverbal Learning Disability, is a brain-based developmental difficulty with nonverbal skills. The term that describes this deficit is confusing, because one might think NLD describes a

Kars4Kids Safety App May Save Your Baby’s Life

Kars4Kids Safety app? We’ve updated it. Are you still driving without it? If so, the facts should stop you cold: babies are dying in hot cars, all over America. Total number of U.S. heatstroke

When to Keep Your Child Out of Special Education

If your child is struggling in school and isn’t reaching key developmental milestones, as a parent, you want to do anything within your power to help. You want your child to progress in school, to feel