School is back in session, which means germs, germs, and more germs! We know you’ve been having conversations with your children about how to protect themselves from germs and bacteria that could lead to infection (and more importantly, missed school days) – but what’s about head lice? Head lice is just as important as other harmful germs that can be Read More

YOUR KID’S URGENT CARE TO OPEN OFFICE IN VESTAVIA HILLS THIS FALL July 30, 2019, Birmingham, Alabama— Parents will soon have a new option when their children get sick and their pediatrician is unavailable. Your Kid’s Urgent Care announces the opening of their fifth location and their first outside the state of Florida in Vestavia Hills, Ala. “You can’t plan Read More

Parents, we know you’ve been there. You’re busy finishing a project, making dinner, cleaning up the house (or all of the above) so you turn on the TV to occupy your child and before you know it Netflix has taken them through 8 episodes of PJ Masks. Now that school is out screen time is far more accessible than during Read More

Well, almost. The last day of school is Wednesday, May 29, which means there are thousands of excited kids that can’t wait to spend the next 10 weeks never once thinking about school. Summer fun is a staple in the lives is of most school-aged children, but in order to have a great summer it is important to keep in Read More

          If you’ve spent any time with a toddler, then you know they are curious beings. Children between the ages of six months and three years old are at high risk of accidentally ingesting foreign objects into their bodies, due to their innate curiosity of putting things into their mouths, noses and ears. Luckily, most foreign Read More

            It’s that time of the year where flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and allergies are coming on in full force. This year’s allergies have been especially intense with extremely high rates of pollen causing misery in the eyes and noses of those young and old.           We often get Read More

          A normal sleep routine is critical to child development and establishing a healthy lifestyle. In fact, sleep is one of the primary activities in early development of children and is an indispensable part of success. An adequate sleep schedule has shown to improve attention, behavior, learning, memory, and overall mental/physical health in school-aged children. In Read More

A healthy diet is critical to strong bodies, smart brains, and successful lives. Easier said than done, right? We know that kids don’t naturally gravitate towards healthy foods, especially with all the junk food temptation available on TV commercials, marketing, and at our fingertips from a quick stroll down the isle of any grocery/convenience store. Temptation, coupled with our rapid Read More

As we move towards healthier lofwatyles yoga and meditation are becoming recognized as a tool to contribute to the physical and mental wellbeing of children. You can now find yoga outside of fitness facilities and inside of schools, community centers and other venues that serve children and families.  Rising from 3.1% in 2011 to 8.4% in 2017 the practice of Read More

Can Your Stress Affect Their Health Letting work stay at work isn’t the reality of many parents. Recently more research has been conducted on if and how levels of autonomy and stress impact interaction as well as the relationship between parents and their children. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, parents in high-stress jobs in Read More