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Plant Safety

Plant Safety

When the weather warms up, our children enjoy being outdoors- especially exploring wooded areas and looking for creatures in the creeks. At other times, they simply enjoy spending time with us as we work on our yards and gardens. Now that the outdoors are green…

Here comes the sun…

Here comes the sun…

The sun is shining…outdoor play is calling. How can you protect you and your family from the sun’s harsh rays? Limit time outdoors from 10am-2pm as this is when the sun’s rays are strongest Protect your skin by keeping it covered and by wearing a…

Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

Spring is here…mosquitoes will start to appear. Zika and West Nile viruses are known to be transmitted via mosquito bites. Here are a few things you can do to protect yourself and your family. Generally, it is recommended to avoid being outside during dawn and…

Loving Your Child

Loving Your Child

As parents, we unquestionably love our children. How could anyone resist a cuddly and smiling infant? However, during the teenage years, our love is often put to the test with teenage attitudes and behaviors. Yet, our love remains unquestionable. But, does your teenager know it?…

DIAPER RASHES

DIAPER RASHES

A diaper rash can often become a parent’s worst nightmare. After changing thousands of diapers both as a mom and a Pediatrician, I have compiled a list of tips over the years to both prevent and treat a rash once it occurs. Firstly, one must…

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine

It is that time of year again…there is a crispness to the air. Leaves are changing color. Influenza season is getting ready to start. Yes, fall is here which means it is time to think about influenza and how you and your family can avoid…