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How to Treat Your Child’s Sunburn

Though you very diligently apply and reapply your child’s sunscreen, accidents happen and the occasional sunburn is inevitable. When it ...

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Ear Piercings for Babies | A Cultural Controversy

Recently a celebrity posted a picture of her baby with pierced earlobes, eliciting an online controversy. My mind went back ...

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Sun Safety Tips for Your Family

Once again, we are amidst summer’s hottest months and many parents are asking what they can do to keep their ...

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Purees vs Baby-Led Weaning?

Traditionally, American parents have introduced thin purees or baby cereals as infants’ first foods. However, you may have noticed that ...

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When to Take Your Child to the ER vs Urgent Care

 When your child is sick or injured, deciding whether to go to the emergency room or urgent care can ...

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Hiking and Camping Safety Tips for Your Family’s Next Adventure

While a family camping trip or hike can be a fun outdoor summer activity, it also poses a range of ...

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Comforting Your Child in the Emergency Room

The emergency room can be an overwhelming and intimidating place, especially for kids. However, it’s essential for both parents and ...

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Explaining the Birds and the Bees to Your Child

Talking to your child about sex can be intimidating. Many parents wonder how to approach the topic or what to ...

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Using Your Head: Are Soccer Headers Safe in Youth Sports?

We are in the middle of an exciting time for soccer players—the World Cup! Teams from all over the world ...