Parenting
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Teens and Tattoos: What Parents Need to Know

Americans love their ink. One in five have at least one tattoo, and the numbers are higher among young adults,... Read full post »

The Joys and Dangers of Slime

There’s something strangely satisfying with slime. Maybe it’s the texture or the colors or the sound it makes as fingers... Read full post »

Babies and Safe Sleep: Tips for Tired Parents

Becoming a new parent is exciting, overwhelming, and amazing all at once. And while we all parent differently, one thing... Read full post »

Urgent Care or Emergency Department: Which One Is Right for Your Child’s Needs?

Illness and injury seldom strike at convenient times. Croupy coughs and earaches get worse at night, playground falls are common... Read full post »

Back to School Vaccines: Getting Protected from Potentially Dangerous Diseases

School just let out, but it’s not too early to think about your back-to-school to-do list. In addition to an... Read full post »

Housing: The “Vaccine” Every Child Needs

Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to fight against infections and are a mainstay of pediatric prevention around the... Read full post »

Speech and Communication Development – Birth to 3 Years

Speech and language understanding is the foundation for developing expressive communication skills, but every child will develop communication in his... Read full post »

Fidget Spinners: Don’t Get Injured by This Latest Craze

A couple of weeks ago, during a family visit to an aquarium, a gift shop display caught my eye. Tucked... Read full post »