Sports Benefit Girls In Many Ways

Sports Benefit Girls In Many Ways

The benefits of sports for girls are well-known. Sports teach girls commitment, respect for others, how to relax, concentrate under stress, set and achieve goals, accept responsibility and failure and be gracious winners. Extensive research shows that physical...
How Can I Help My Child Be More Physically Active?

How Can I Help My Child Be More Physically Active?

Being physically active has many health benefits no matter what age you are. It’s especially important to help kids develop and grow into healthy adults. The American Heart Association recommends that kids and teens (ages 6-17) get at least 60 minutes of moderate to...
Fireplace Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Fireplace Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Nothing quite creates a winter holiday ambiance as well as a log in the fireplace and family gathered around to appreciate its warmth and pleasing light. Of course, playing with fire is dangerous for children, so please remember these tips from the AAP before you...
9 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

9 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

Courtesy of almost every family sitcom made in the last 60 years, the family dinner as we know it is an occasion for meatloaf, mashed potatoes, at least one fight over the salt shaker, and a few failed attempts at finding out how school was. Though cliche, this...
Teething Necklaces and Beads: A Caution for Parents

Teething Necklaces and Beads: A Caution for Parents

When parents see their baby suffering, they just want a solution. Teething necklaces and beads have become an increasing popular alternative treatment to ease teething pain. But, are they effective and safe? The answer is no. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
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