Despite its unfortunate name, ringworm has nothing to do with worms. Ringworm is a fungal skin infection in the same family as athlete’s foot and jock itch. The fungus forms a ring pattern on the skin or scalp, and that is where the name comes from. Ringworm is a common fungal infection for kids to get.
For the world, the unattainable question is: “What is the secret of the universe?” For the parent, it’s: How can I raise happy children?” In reality, there is no single answer or way to make your kids happy. Every child has a different personality and different needs you’ll need to address. Happy children grow into […]
1. Enjoy the moment. Kids live fully in the present. No rush, no future worrying, no past regrets. The bug they started to observe on the way to the grocery store is the most important thing at this moment and the most valuable experience. 2. Patience. I must admit, it was never my strongest quality, […]
Many parents wonder what their child is going to be like when he grows up and how tall he will be. Unfortunately, no one can tell you the exact height your little one will reach, but with some knowledge, you can make a reasonable guess.
When a child makes the move from a crib to a bed, there are a number of safety issues to consider. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends moving your child to a toddler bed once he has grown to be 35 inches tall. Your child should be sleeping well in a toddler bed before making the next move to a twin, bunk or full-size bed.
Rosacea is a skin disorder that is rarely seen in kids, according to Rosacea.org. The majority of people affected by this chronic condition are adults ages 30 to 50. Women are more likely than men to develop it, and fair-skinned, blue-eyed women most of all. Still, children can develop rosacea, although the symptoms are often mistaken for other, more common skin disorders.
Teaching your children to jump rope is a great way to encourage them to exercise each day. Jumping rope can keep children busy on a day off from school or on a warm summer’s day when their friends are away. If your child seems confused or unable to jump rope at first, don’t worry. It’s a simple enough skill that takes some getting used to in the beginning. Be patient with your child and demonstrate the technique until he gets it.
Im embarrassed to ask thatwhat will they think of me? This is what many parents tell us when we discuss the importance of asking safety questions of another parent/friend /adult before sending their kids to a play date, sleep over, or off to sports practice.
Normally, the immune system protects the human body from viruses and bacteria.
As parents, our natural instinct is to protect our children from harm, disappointment and failure. But doing so is not always in our kids best interests.When my son was in fourth grade, his Little League team– a team we affectionately called the Bad News Bears – was on a 0-7-game losing streak with no apparent signs of a mid-season comeback. After a particularly dreadful loss, he threw his baseball cap to the ground and told …