All Eyes on Eye Health and Safety

All Eyes on Eye Health and Safety

The month of August is dedicated to children’s eye health and safety. 1 in 4 kids has a vision problem. Protecting your child’s eyes from physical harm and early detection for other eye health issues is key to keeping your kids’ eyes in tip-top shape!  Eye Protection One of the most important things you can…

10 Summer Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Summer is the time of year when it’s especially easy to eat healthy! Fruits and vegetables are in season and readily available. They’re also conveniently portable and make great snacks for your kids’ favorite summer hangout like the park, beach, or pool. Just give your fruits and veggies a good wash and throw them in…

Staying Safe in the Sun and Heat

One of the things kids love most about summertime is spending time outside and soaking up the sun. Being outside in the summer months has endless benefits for your children, but it’s important to recognize that there are risks and to know how best to avoid them.  Skin Care in the Sun The sun’s rays…

Summer Bug Safety

We all know that it’s important to protect our kids from things like the sun, dehydration, and drowning risks like swimming pools and lakes. But one aspect of summer safety that often gets overlooked is bug safety. Bugs love the warmer weather just as much as we do. But, a nasty bite or sting can…

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Each year, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season and stretches all the way until Labor Day. This also means your children are out of school. But, did you know that more injuries happen in the 14 weeks between these two holidays than any other time of the year? Here are 4 summer safety…

Managing Spring Allergies

Spring brings warmer weather, shorter sleeves, more sunshine, and allergies. Spring allergies can be attributed to several culprits like pollen from blooming trees and dust from spring cleaning. Here is what you need to know about spring allergies and how to alleviate your kids’ symptoms. Spring Allergies or Cold? Sometimes it can be hard to…

Spring Nutrition

With the onset of warmer weather, we tell our kids that spring cleaning is important. We should also be teaching them that it’s good to apply that principle to our diets. Ditching the heavy foods of fall and winter and incorporating fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies is the perfect way to “spring clean” your kids’…

April is Autism Awareness Month

This April marks the 12th annual Autism Awareness month which is dedicated to spreading awareness and promoting acceptance and appreciation for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. What is Autism? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder. It encompasses a broad range of conditions that vary in severity and are often characterized by difficulty…

World Immunization Week

Every year, during the last week of April, World Immunization Week is celebrated across the globe. The goal of the World Health Organization’s annual campaign for 2019 is “Vaccines work: We are protected together.” Immunizations protect people of all ages from all kinds of preventable diseases and save millions of lives each year. Even with…