School’s out for the summer! When I was a kid, this meant swimming, biking places to meet friends, staying outside (not being allowed inside) until dinner, the beach, and summer camps. Today, know what this means for kids? More screen time, more opportunities to chronicle every second of their summer break on Instagram or Snapchat it, and definitely more selfies. [Obligatory … [Read more...] about Smart Ways To Manage Your Kids’ Tech Use
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As the parent of a high school senior and a junior, I am both fascinated and horrified by the SAT cheating scandal that was recently discovered on Long Island. In case you haven't seen it in the news, last month six students at Great Neck North High School were arrested for allegedly each paying Samuel Eshaghoff (a graduate of the high school and now a senior at … [Read more...] about The SAT Cheating Scandal – What the %$@#?
When ModernMom was offered an interview with Candace Cameron Bure, we jumped at the opportunity. Candace is a wife, mom-of-three, author, star of a successful ABC Family show AND has a new television movie coming out. Yup, we'd say she's a ModernMom.Cameron-Bure got her start at a very early age as D.J. Tanner on the hit family show, Full House. She landed the role of big sis … [Read more...] about Candace Cameron Bure’s Full House of Fun, Love and Priorities
As a mom, you certainly never want to see your kid in pain; however, no matter how hard you try, you can't necessarily prevent every scrap or cut that she may receive. As kids engage in daily play and take clumsy tumbles from their trikes and bikes, they will sustain injuries. How you attend to these wounds is of paramount importance, as failure to manage a wound, no matter how … [Read more...] about Wound Management in Children
It's the last thing you expect to see: Your child has an itchy red circle on her skin, and the school nurse says it is ringworm. You'll be relieved to learn that ringworm is not caused by worms at all--it's an infection caused by a fungus. Properly named tinea, it is called ringworm when it appears on the skin or scalp, jock itch in the pubic area and athlete's foot on the … [Read more...] about How to Manage Ringworm Outbreak