Summer is almost here! The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created recommendations to best prepare and protect young people for participation in day camp or sleep-away camps. The AAP established these guidelines to support nearly 11 million kiddos who attend camp each summer.
Archives for March 2011
Nature is a remarkable thing. I am sure, as new parents, you have already experienced this. But, the innate abilities babies are born with never stops amazing me.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling a batch of Tylenol due to a musty smell thought to be caused by a chemical used to treat wooden pallets on which the bottles are stored and shipped.
By Kristin Confer and Steven Lake
Don’t you hate it when your makeup gets shiny and oily-looking by the end of the day? Here is an excellent product that freshens up your skin instantly. Blotting paper is a simple solution to keep your face looking its best at all times.
Spring just began, but since time likes to fly, it’s not too early to help your teen start searching for a summer job! Not only will you save yourself from the dreaded, “mom, I’m SOOO bored” but your teen will be exposed to a real work environment and gain a valuable skill set they can take with them long after this summer. Using the following steps, your teen should have no trouble finding a job!
Getting enough sleep continues to be a major challenge for many individuals, with 10 to 15% of Americans currently suffering from chronic insomnia. As schedules continue to be jam-packed with work, activities, and obligations, there seems to be less room for relaxation and little time to un-wind at the end of the day before trying to catch some precious sleep.
Many Americans today might claim that they need their caffeinated beverage of choice to simply get through the day. With work, kids, appointments, and chores, many adults have adapted the proper amount of caffeine into their schedule to help them meet increasing responsibilities throughout the day. However, what happens when teens start drinking substantial amounts of caffeine? Are their growing bodies and minds fit to consume caffeine without knowing the full effects of the drug?
Sexting is the latest craze among teens. Sexting is a loose term that constitutes any photo, text message, or video that is sent from one cell phone to another. Though the craze dates back all the way to 2005 when it really scratched the surface, it has only gotten more popular. With the technological revolution that defines this generation, sexting is far more common than not. The problem, among many, is that most people that partake in the activity do not understand the implications of it or how severe the consequences can be.