The facts on fiber

The facts on fiber

Fiber: We know it’s good for us, but it doesn’t really sound appealing. Appealing or not, though, fiber plays a key role in our health. First things first, what exactly is fiber? Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in the foods we eat that can’t be broken down by...
When to keep your child home sick

When to keep your child home sick

It may be one of the hardest decisions parents make: When should you keep your kids home from school? How sick is sick enough? If you face these questions a few times a year, you aren’t alone. In fact, a poll from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s...
The right way to give your child medicine

The right way to give your child medicine

You’d prefer your little ones never get sick, so you’d never have to give them medication. But sickness and medications are a reality of parenting. How can you make sure you’re giving them medication the safest way possible? When your kids are sick, you logically want...