Parenting

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 »

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 »