Why do the Kids Keep Getting Sick? 5 Reasons Why Immune Systems are Down

As a parent, you may be wondering why your kids keep getting sick. Is it from all of the germs that they pick up while they’re at school? Or could it simply be from the changes in the weather? Children who constantly get sick may leave you feeling frustrated and looking for an answer that […]

Five Sneaky Tricks to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

If your kids are like most children their age, they probably don’t really care for brushing their teeth. In fact, they might downright refuse to pick up their toothbrushes. Reminding doesn’t work, and nagging doesn’t work, so you’ll have to get creative. If you’re at your wit’s end, try these five sneaky tricks to get […]

Prevent Common Sports Injuries with These Tips

Nearly 30 million children participate in organized sports each year and every year 3.5 million children are treated for sports injuries. There are many general practices that can help families and their children prevent a majority of these sports related injuries, however many of them are often ignored and overlooked. The sports medicine team at […]

In Case of Emergency – 5 Things that Every Parent Should Know How to Do

If you’re a parent, your child having a medical emergency is probably one of your worst fears. You hope that no permanent damage will be done, but if you are a parent, you need to expect emergencies. Even if your kids aren’t adventurous daredevils, accidents happen and there is bound to be blood, choking, or […]

Five Common Food Allergies You Should Test Your Child For

When you notice your child having an odd reaction during or after eating, such as wheezing, itching, coughing, swelling, abdominal pain or a rash, a food allergy may be to blame. Listed are five common food allergies for which you should have your child tested: Wheat When your child has a wheat allergy, their body […]

How to Get Your Kids to Go Outside and Play: Benefits of Home Playground Equipment

Especially for families growing up in urban environments, finding a safe space to play outside and get a healthy amount of exercise is not always so easy. Most parents want their kids to stay in safe, enclosed areas where they can keep their eyes on their kids while still allowing them to explore new territory, […]