November 18, 2019
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Heads-up Parents:

Tweens: As a mom of two curly haired girls I am always a bit dismayed when they get their haircuts and they ask to have their hair blow dried straight. Why can’t they just learn to accept their luscious locks and go au naturel? Luckily blow-drying their hair straight occasionally doesn’t cause any significant damage or involve chemical processing but if you are considering a keratin treatment for your daughter, you should be aware that there are a number of health risks. Read more…
Health: The weather is getting warmer and soon kids will be splashing in all sorts of water. Don’t for a minute think your child is safe around water — even a blown-up kiddie pool in the backyard is an opportunity for disaster. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4. Children younger than a year old are more likely to drown at home in the bathtub or a bucket! It can happen anywhere. Read more…

Kids & Sports Injuries on the Rise

Tweens: Sports participation in the pediatric population has grown dramatically over the years. Watching your child participate in competitive sports is one of the great joys of parenthood. There are obvious benefits for children too. Athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline and also teaches valuable lessons about teamwork and goal setting. Read more…

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