Category: Health

Ebola in Our Back Yard – Are Our Children Safe?

Are Dallas School Children Safe from Ebola?

I’m confident the Dallas Ebola outbreak will be rapidly contained. That said, as rational as we may like to think we are, this is scary stuff. It was hard for many Dallas parent to send their kids to school today. Are they safe?

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How Parents May Make Their Kids Bully Targets

Photo of Crying Boy - How Parents May Make Their Kids Bully Targets

We can’t completely bully-proof our kids, but there may be some things we can do (or NOT do) that may lessen the odds of them being bullied.

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Hit My Kid and You Won’t Need a Lawyer

Street Sign Graphic Printable: Speed Limit 25 - Hit my kid because you're speeding, you won't need a lawyer.

Clearly I’d never advocate violence as a solution to ones problems. That said, if some idiot hit our kid because they were speeding… well, what would you do?

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5 Things Parents Need to Know Now about the Flu

what is influenza, how can you get influenza, and what to do for the flu

What is influenza? How can you get influenza? Telling colds and flu apart? What to do for the flu? How long can flu last? Here is what we parents need to know:

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Should Your Child Get a Flu Vaccination This Year?

Are Flu Shots Safe?

Are you going to have your children vaccinated against flu this year? How about you… have you gotten the vaccine? Is it safe? Doesn’t thimerosal cause autism?

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VERY SCARY: Halloween Face Paint—Does Yours Contain Lead?

Girl with Cute Halloween Face Paint

We would never paint a baby’s nursery with lead paint, but unknowingly we may actually be painting our children’s faces with paint containing lead. Read more >>

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New Dad Tip #12: What is Swaddling and Why Should You Care?

Happy Swaddled Baby - How and why to swaddle your infant

Before our baby was born we attended some parenting classes. In one of these I learned a skill that may well have saved my life… well, my sanity anyway.

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Top 5 Causes of Child Death | Number One May Surprise You!

Top 5 Causes of Child Death - Do You Know Number 1?

What is the leading cause of accidental death in children 1–4 years of age? Motor vehicle, fire, poison, suffocation? No, it’s none of these. Please read this:

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Giveaway: Tazzini™ Stainless Steel Reusable Bottles – 5 Winners Announced!

Tazzini Stainless Steel Reusable Bottle Top

5 readers will each win a pair of 2 Tazzini Stainless Steel Reusable Bottles. They are BPA free, stylish, healthy, green, easy to use and clean. Enter now!

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