Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

With Halloween just a few short weeks away, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the most important safety tips for this candy-filled and costume-doning holiday. With the COVID-19 pandemic still underway and affecting many states heavily throughout the country, the health of you and your children must be the top priority when…

Car Seat Sizing 101

When it comes to our children’s safety in the car, it is up to us to ensure that we stay up to date on the rules and regulations of the road. The most optimal way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the correct car seat in the right direction. Car…

Sun Safety Tips for Your Children

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.  The summer of 2021 has been one of…

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes in Children: Signs & Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 1.6 million Americans have type 1 diabetes, including about 187,000 children and adolescents. The ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes can help your child get diagnosed early, which in turn increases their chance of a better outcome through childhood and into adulthood.  There are 2…

PCG Kids Summertime

Staying Safe in the Summer Sun

It’s that time of year again: beach trips, pool days and fun in the sun. Enjoying the longer days together as a family, outdoors, is one of this season’s greatest pastimes. While soaking up the extra time together make sure you stay mindful of the effects the sun can cause without proper sun protection. Just…

Keeping Kids Safe Online

Keeping Kids Safe Online

The Internet can be a great tool. It’s often where we turn for entertainment, shopping, learning, and keeping up with friends. But, the Internet can also be a scary place for kids. Our children are faced with a whole new set of dangers that older generations never had to deal with the availability of online…

National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month

Donating blood saves lives and historically, the winter months have been some of the most challenging times of the year to meet the demands of patients who require donated blood. That’s why January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month since 1970 and this year marks the occasion’s 50th year.   Why It’s Important…