What’s lurking in your child’s lunchbox? Time and temperature can create a breeding ground for harmful bacteria in your child’s lunchbox or help keep their goodies fresh and ready to eat. Last week we talked about fighting back against germs inhabiting some of the most popular places in school, like the water fountain, but is their lunch box safe? Just Read More

The top ranked germiest place in schools? The water fountain. On average 2.7 MILLION aerobic bacteria are waiting for your child to take a cool sip of water. In this two part series, we plan to give you the run down on germs and ways to bolster up in protection and against spreading them further. Returning to school is exciting Read More

Have you or your child ever woken up with red, bloodshot, itchy and watery eyes? You may have been experiencing Conjunctivitis, better known as Pink Eye. With the school year quickly approaching, we wanted to put together some of the risk factors and treatments to help you avoid Pink Eye.  Pink eye is most common in preschool and school age Read More

Your child experiencing fever, feelings of being ill, blisters or sore throat? These otherwise common symptoms are all also attributed to Hand, Foot and Mouth disease which creates a characteristic rash on the hands and feet. HFMD is a common viral infection often caught by children 5 years of age or younger, more specifically pre-schoolers. However, it can be incurred Read More

If you live in FL, chances are you have experienced a sunburn. Not only are sunburns painful, but they also can lead to Melanoma, better known as skin cancer. Sunburn occurs when your skin is exposed to more ultraviolet rays than it can take. Each person’s genetic skin type determines their sun tolerance. The fairer your skin, the less tolerable Read More

    It’s a beautiful summer day and there are so many exciting outdoor activities to participate in, like bicycling, a trip to the park, a lake day, or how about the beach! Unfortunately, with this extreme summer heat, dehydration can occur quickly and can be extremely dangerous. So, what does dehydration look like? And, who is most likely to Read More

  It’s summer time, which means you’re probably going to be spending a lot more time enjoying outdoor activities. It also means you’re more susceptible to those annoying summer bug bites. Knowing there are tons of pesky critters that could get to you this summer, we decided to put together a bug-bite guide to help you differentiate between the kinds Read More

Storm season is upon us! It’s that time of year again, where we can expect an afternoon storm almost every day. Peak thunderstorm time in Florida runs June through September, and these hot days make for great couching weather, but what do you do when you’re stuck outside of the kids want to play out in the rain?  This week Read More

Summer is upon us and fun activities like swimming, beaching, and playing outside may already be filling your days! As such, we think this is a great time to share some reminders about how to keep your children safe in the summer sun, heat, and water. Water Safety According to the Chicago Tribune, drowning is the most common cause of Read More

April is Autism Awareness Month. Did you know that more than 3 million Americans live with a form of autism? Autism, or Austin Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a development disability that affects an individual’s ability to interact with others, and typically appears during the early childhood developmental stages. There are actually many types of autism, and each is influenced by Read More