Swimming is one of the most popular activities for families to enjoy during the summertime. However, you shouldn’t let the fun lull you into a false sense of security. All too often, we hear about drowning incidents that stem from children swimming unattended or parent inattention. That's why it's so crucial that you make safety a top priority whenever your children are in … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Keep Your Children Safe In The Water
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The following is an interview with Dr. Aliza A. Lifshitz. How can moms prepare their family for cold & flu season? You can keep germs away by washing your child’s hands, teaching them to wash their own hands frequently and not forgetting to wash your own hands is very important. If soap and water are not available, using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer is a good … [Read more...] about Tips For Surviving Cold & Flu Season
It's summer and everyone loves snow cones! How about a recipe for a healthy version? You and your kids will love it! Strawberry Watermelon Snow Cone (Serves 2) Ingredients: 1-cup watermelon balls ¼ cup strawberries, diced (stems removed) 2 cups ice 1 tsp. lemon juice Directions: Blend 2 cups of ice in blender on high until ice chunks are made into partly chunky … [Read more...] about Strawberry Watermelon Snow Cone
The following post is sponsored by Robitussin®During my junior year in high school, I was given the lead solo in our school's musical. It was the day of the big performance and I was nervously pacing back and forth behind the sprawling red velvet curtain. It was the only thing standing between me and the eager eyes of the 800 audience members who awaited my debut. The curtain … [Read more...] about Don’t Let A Cough Or Cold Ruin Your Big Night!
Summer is around the corner and that means water activities. I have a LOVE/hate relationship with water. I love, love, love the water. I grew up cottaging on a lake, swimming like a fish and teaching little kids to swim. But my love of the water was forever changed one day when water became deadly. This story isn’t a happy one and for that … [Read more...] about A Hard Lesson in Water Safety