Age: Teens

Protecting little ones from a dangerous poison

Electronic cigarettes or “e-cigs” are taking the country by storm. What some may consider a better or safer alternative than smoking, e-cigs are battery powered devices used to “vape” or inhale liquid nicotine, flavoring and other chemicals. However, the overall … Continue reading

8 qualities of the REAL mother of the year

By: Dr. Melissa King Have you ever… … placed dirty socks on your child’s feet because you just cannot manage to find a clean pair, even a clean pair that doesn’t match. … fed your child a yogurt parfait from … Continue reading

What’s the deal with this year’s flu shot?

Have you received your flu shot? Have your children received their flu shots?  All children older than 6 months of age (with little exception) should get the flu shot. You may have been hearing about a rise in the flu … Continue reading

5 tips for better dinner convos with kids

“Why should I rush home to have dinner with my kids when my efforts to talk with them are met with silence and indifference that borders on contempt?” asked a dad at a recent workshop. Many parents voiced similar concerns, … Continue reading

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