Gearing up for sports

Gearing up for sports

With school about to get underway for the new year, that means fall sports aren’t far behind. Do you have the gear your child needs to stay safe and protected in his or her sport? While your child’s school or community team will likely provide some or all equipment,...
“It’s a total eclipse of…” the sun

“It’s a total eclipse of…” the sun

Are you already making plans to watch the total solar eclipse on August 21st? It’s an exciting event, but while you enjoy the sight, you need to be sure you also protect your sight. A total solar eclipse, like the one occurring on the 21st, happens when the moon...
Is your child’s body image healthy?

Is your child’s body image healthy?

When you were young, do you remember worrying about how much you weighed or what size you wore? Probably not, but these days those worries are all too common. A 2015 study found that kids as young as age 5 are now expressing concerns about their body — concerns that...
Decoding that rash

Decoding that rash

Your little one’s skin is suddenly red and blotchy. You think it’s probably a rash, but where did it come from? Rashes, which are also called “dermatitis,” are common for both children and adults. They can have many causes and appear on the skin in a variety of ways....