Category Archives: Kids’ Health

Keeping your family healthy with diet, and exercise advice, tips, and tricks.

Zika Virus

What Every Pregnant Women Should Know About The Zika Virus

Whether you’re trying to conceive or are already pregnant, it is important to know about the Zika virus. This mosquito borne virus has spread to dozens of countries (including the United States), and can cause devastating effects for both pregnant women and their babies. As with any virus, one o ...
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5 Fun Ways Kids Move

Our kids today are overweight now more than ever, and here are some games that make “getting up and moving” fun. ...
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Let’s Raise Our Girls to Have A Positive Body Image

In today’s society, the facts are quite disturbing. The Center for Disease Control and National Association of Eating Disorders have stated, girls at the tender age of 6 will start to express concerns regarding their weight and overall shape of their body. The scary thing being half of the nation’s yo ...
kid safety

The Top Safety Rules For This Summer

Making sure your kids are safe this summer should be one of the most important things. Besides making sure the grill is turned off, there are other things to make sure your watching so this summer can be safe. With the right guidance and preparation, summertime can be the most relaxing time with your ...
kids illness symptoms

5 Emergency Signs You Should Never Ignore

When our kids are sick or injured, our natural reaction is to get help as fast as we can (usually by running straight to the emergency room). While the ER might be our best option (and sometimes gives us a sense of peace right away!), sometimes, taking that expensive trip might not be necessary. Unles ...
social media for teens

Tips on Privacy and Social Media for Teens

Tips on Privacy and Social Media for Teens The world of the internet can be scary for parents of teens. We hear the stories of abductions and luring, we worry about internet bullying and mean gossip. But the truth of the matter is there is probably no other time in their lives when having privacy from ...
anti vax

7 Sick Kids Changes Mind of Anti Vax Mom

7 Sick Kids Changes Mind of Anti Vax Mom Spending a week in isolation with seven kids down with whooping cough is enough to change the mind of any anti vax mom. It certainly did for Ottawa mother Tara Hill. Beyond just changing her mind, she is speaking out to other anti vax moms to listen up. She say ...
sleep

You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits

You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits Getting sleep is crucial, and sometimes it can almost be impossible for some teenagers to get an adequate amount of sleep. It’s crazy to think that teenagers need more than nine hours of sleep. If your teenager has irregular sleeping patterns throughout ...
Sex ed

The 3 Biggest Questions For Parents About Sex Education In Schools

There are three fundamental questions parents usually ask about Sex Education In Schools   What do kids need to know? When do they need to know it? What should they not be taught?   What do kids need to know? Most parents remember their own awkward health and hygiene classes and imagine that ...