What to Do If Your Child Is Injured on Vacation

All year long, the family eagerly awaits vacation time and, invariably, the moment you arrive at your destination, someone gets sick or injured. Isn’t that always the way? Well, don’t panic just yet mom because there are steps you can take to ensure your child gets proper medical care when away from his or her own pediatrician. Royalty Free Photo 1. Research that’s Based on Your Itinerary One of the very first things you should do once your itinerary is finalized is to research hospitals, … [Read more...]

Top Ways to Help Your Autistic Child Excel in School

Raising an autistic child is something that many families have in common. According to statistics, one in every 41 children now has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States. While this number may seem alarmingly high, the numbers have actually been balancing out lately and are possibly stabilizing. All parents want what is best for their kids, and parents of an autistic child are no different. They want them to be healthy, happy, and to have a wonderful experience in school which … [Read more...]

The Benefits Of Reading To Your Child

For many of us, one of our earliest childhood memories is being read to by our parents.  The stories my parents read to me as a child helped shape me into the person I later became, and I credit my own abilities as a writer to being read to at an early age.  As I got older, I began begging my father to take me to the local bookstore so that I could pick out whichever book I wanted. I would spend hours sitting Indian style in the children’s section of the store, a stack of books next to me, … [Read more...]

Fun Activities for Getting Kids Outside

In the age of the internet, it’s proving more difficult than ever for parents to motivate their kids to take some timeout from their tech and gadgets and experience the great outdoors. Obviously, not only does this mean they are missing out on a world of fun and adventure, but they are also losing out on physical exercise. Thankfully, there are a wide variety of tactics you as a parent can employ to motivate them out of their slump and into a world of outside adventure. By doing this, you … [Read more...]

Helping Our Kids Cope with Stress at School

Stress is not exactly all that harmful. It teaches us emotional resilience in the face of challenges that may seem difficult at face value, but are actually just obstacles that need all our skills to solve. However, too much of stress will harm our health in ways that may be irreparable.  So if that’s the case for adults, how much more if the kids are under excessive stress? Stress at school is increasingly becoming unmanageable  The pressures of performing well and being active in … [Read more...]

How To Raise Entrepreneurial Children

It is important to create basic tools and strategies so that children can develop a true entrepreneurial spirit. It is often said that "it is never too late" to begin with, but the truth is that, likewise, "it is never too early". According to The Harvard Graduate School of Education and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, young people who are taught entrepreneurship issues show a change in their attitude and develop a positive search for success; likewise, they tend to … [Read more...]

Why You Should Choose Pediatric Dental Specialists

Many parents often wonder if they should look for a pediatric dentist instead of just taking their child to someone that practices general dentistry. For those of you that are our regular patients, you already know the answer. But others may want to know what sets us apart? First, most pediatric dental specialists picked pediatric dentistry since we want to enable families and we to appreciate working with youngsters. The pediatric dental specialist has an additional a few years of specific … [Read more...]

Children’s Entertainment: Which Trampolines Have Proven the Safest for Kids?

The image of young children playing on a trampoline conjures up scenes of fun and laughter. Children naturally love jumping up and down and trampolines help them to get exercise while playing. Trampolines can be used outdoors during the warmers months and brought inside when it’s cold or rainy. They may seem like the ideal toy. However, they can also be a source of serious injury. Children can break bones, receive sprains or strains and even injure their neck, head, and spine. The American … [Read more...]