Understanding Your Child's Gluten Allergy
Children diagnosed with gluten sensitivities have to take care to watch what they eat so that they don’t wind up in pain later on. Luckily for parents, society has caught on, and plenty of fast-food places and supermarkets offer gluten-free options. Gluten allergies are rare and could be severe, but if parents can help their children follow a proper diet, they should have healthy and happy lives.
Guide to Helping Your Child Stay Healthy in College
As a parent of a college student, it’s normal to have concerns about your child’s health. For years you’ve cooked healthy meals, made exercise a priority, and tried your best to ensure they were well rested.
Summer Safety Tips for the Beach and Pool
Hot summer days are the perfect time to get outside and take a dip at a local beach or pool. However, a fun day can quickly turn tragic if you don’t take proper safety measures into account. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children between the ages of 1 and 4 have the highest drowning rates and are more vulnerable to drowning when in a home swimming pool. For children ages 1 to 14, drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death, only behind motor vehicle crashes.
How to teach proper hand washing techniques to kids
Properly washing hands is the single most important step to preventing the spread of germs. Children are especially at risk of spreading germs and contracting illnesses from others since they often come in close contact during school or while playing. Teaching your children the most effective techniques to wash their hands is an important lesson and it will instill good hygiene habits in general.