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

PDD-NOS and Asperger’s: The Biased Disorders That Dont Exist

  PDD-NOS stands for Pervasive Developmental Disorder–Not Otherwise Specified. Once upon a time, doctors diagnosed PDD-NOS when symptoms didn’t quite fit the picture of plain old Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), itself, something of a

Inside Out, The Internal Family Systems Model, And The Kars4Kids Jingle

  Inside Out, Pixar’s latest animated film offering premiered June 19 and is causing not a little excitement. For one thing, it’s darned good entertainment. For another, it’s clean. It’s a movie the entire

Teaching a Child How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver

  It’s not unusual to hear about a child who performs the Heimlich Maneuver on another classmate and saves a life. Nevertheless, the occurrence of it never ceases to amaze and astonish adults. How

Visual Processing Disorder: Is This What Your Child Has?

Visual Processing Disorder (VPD) covers a variety of vision issues that have nothing to do with nearsightedness or farsightedness. Does your child think that a square and a triangle look the same? Does she

Fad Diets and Teens: 8 Reasons Fad Diets Seriously Suck

Fad diets are weight loss plans that promise quick and dramatic weight loss. Teens may be tempted by the idea of a diet that can help them lose weight fast. In wanting to look

What You Should Know About Type 1 Diabetes

    According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. Of that number, nearly 200,000 children and young adults under the age of 20 have

Bulimia: What is it Anyway?

Bulimia Nervosa, more commonly known as Bulimia, is an eating disorder that involves binge eating. Many, but not all people with bulimia follow a binge with purging by inducing vomiting or taking laxatives.  Some people with bulimia

Cutting: What it is and How to Stop

WARNING:Photos contained in this article may trigger cutting. The photos are meant to help parents identify the condition in their children by showing them what cutting looks like. Note that the tips here are known