Make Your Decorations
    December 8, 2010
    Make Your Decorations

    Unless you have a container of old store bought decorations sitting up in your attic this year consider forgoing store bought decorations and make your own. Most decorations that have been produced re…

    Slips, Trips and Crashes: Handling your Children's Falls
    April 27, 2009
    Slips, Trips and Crashes: Handling your Children’s Falls

    When your little one falls from his bed, crashes his bike or simply runs into the wall during a game of chase, you experience his pain as well as that heart-racing panic feeling that you try to suppre…

    Falling Down: Older Children
    April 6, 2009
    Falling Down: Older Children

    For the population as a whole, falls are the most common cause of unintentional injuries requiring medical care, the leading cause of hospital admissions for trauma, and the second leading cause (afte…

    Sunshine: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right
    August 13, 2003
    Sunshine: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right

    Sun exposure during childhood, especially between 6 and 15 years of age appears to protect people from later developing multiple sclerosis, according to a study in the August 9, 2003 British Medical J…

    Snow Sledding Safety
    October 19, 1999
    Snow Sledding Safety

    I well remember speeding down a hill near my childhood home on my trusty sled. Two suggestions can make this thrill a safer one for kids. (more…)…