“Tissue mommy! I need a tissue!!” Your child comes running at you, with double-barreled boogies from both nostrils. Ugh. It’s definitely that time of the year! But, come late winter/early spring, it can be tough to know if it’s due to a cold, or allergies. Which is why I’m always being asked by moms around this time, “Is it a cold or allergies?” As an ER doctor, mom … [Read more...] about Is It A Cold Or Allergies?
Black Friday is all about snagging great deals and saving a ton of money. This is the time to buy the brands that rarely go on sale during the rest of the year, and to maximize your savings on everything else! 1. Save big on LEGO at Walmart. It is very rare to find steep discounts on LEGO products. Walmart has offered great savings on LEGO during past Black Fridays — over … [Read more...] about How To Maximize Savings On Black Friday
Teaching kids to cook is an important part of parenting, and one way to make it extra-fun is by making treats for pets! Whatever your child’s age or skill level, there’s a recipe they’ll love and learn from! All of these pet treats are safe for kids (and you!) to taste and eat, too, so feel free to indulge! Easier than Pie: No-Bake Bites Your child may not be used to … [Read more...] about DIY Dog Treats That The Kids Can Help Make
TGIS – Thank Goodness It’s (almost) September! Parents rejoice, children groan. No matter how you feel about the end of summer va-cay, it’s definitely time to start gearing up for the start of a new school year. So, in between shopping for endless supplies (do I really need to buy more glue sticks?!) and the latest must-have fashions, take a few minutes to review some back to … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Tips for Younger Kids
The following guest post is from Dr. Laura Nathanson Siblings are supposed to fight. Aren't they? Isn't that why Nature gave us backseats in cars? That's how it seems in the media. It's a running joke. In real life, many parents really want their children to get along together, but are quick to add that "Of course I expect them to fight." When asked about that … [Read more...] about How to Nip Sibling Battles in the Bud