National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

Your kids’ oral health is an important part of their overall wellbeing. Teaching your children how to properly take care of their teeth and gums can help develop good dental hygiene habits that will last a lifetime!   National Dental Hygiene Month was first observed in 2009 thanks to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and…

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…

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…

Your Child and Dry Skin

It’s the Season for Dry Skin With the onset of winter comes the potential for your child to develop dry, itchy skin. Change in temperature from going from the outside cold air to heated inside air and lack of moisture in the air can cause skin to feel tight, itchy, or flaky. In most children,…