Parenting

Caffeine Overdose: Why This Stimulant Isn’t Safe for Kids

The recent death of a 16-year-old boy from a caffeine overdose is both horrible and terrifying, and is just the... Read full post »

Hazing and Binge Drinking: A Lethal Combination

The recent death of Penn State student, Timothy Piazza, and the alleged hazing behavior of the fraternity members who may... Read full post »

Safe Sleep Questions: You Asked, We Answered

We asked if you had questions about newborn safe sleep practices on Facebook and you delivered! Here are the answers to... Read full post »

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Teens: Parents Hold the Key to Prevention

When it comes to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), many parents may feel uncomfortable talking with their teen. This is hardly... Read full post »

13 Reasons Why: Should Parents Be Concerned About This Netflix Series?

The mini-series 13 Reasons Why (13RW), adapted from a young adult novel, was released on Netflix this past week. 13RW... Read full post »

Autism Diagnosis: A Parent’s Perspective

Today is World Autism Day. Today, and every day, my world is autism. The first time a doctor mentioned autism... Read full post »

Antibiotic Resistance: What Parents Need to Know About Overuse

Runny nose, cough and congestion are very common in the winter and spring. It happens every year. Antibiotics are life-saving... Read full post »

Smart Phone Safety: Helping Your Teen Navigate a Digital World

If you have a teenager, chances are technology – particularly a cell phone – plays a major role in his... Read full post »