When you touch your toddler's forehead and it feels like she's burning up, it's natural to hit the parent panic button and wonder if you need to make a visit with your toddler to the emergency room with a fever. In most cases, though, a fever by itself doesn't warrant an emergency room visit. Knowing how to measure and treat your child's fever can help you avoid a trip to … [Read more...] about When to Take a Toddler to the Emergency Room With a Fever
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Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film - especially at night - can be tricky. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day. 1. DO have the right equipment. A camera with manual controls and a tripod is crucial, and a remote shutter release is highly reccomended. … [Read more...] about The Do’s and Don’ts of Firework Photography
Deciding on what to add to a baby registry - particularly as a first-time mom - can be as exhilarating as it is overwhelming. Do I need a bassinet? What is a rocker? How many onesies will my little one go through? How many strollers do I really need? After lots of research, testing and sampling, we’ve rounded up over 30 tried and true must-haves to consider adding to your … [Read more...] about Baby Registry Must Haves for Expecting Moms
We’ve all been a part of moments like this, some of us more often than others: Your child sits on one side of the table, eyeing you with suspicion. More specifically, eyeing what is in your hands. You are shielding your hands with little success, hoping that the popsicle you just gave your child a few minutes prior was a satisfactory peace offering. Your child backs away as … [Read more...] about How to Win the Take-Your-Medicine Battle!
Pregnancy & Signs of Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition that affects between three and eight women out of every 100 pregnant women, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The condition occurs when your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than they should be. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) reports that signs … [Read more...] about Pregnancy & Signs of Gestational Diabetes