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Flying with Small Children for the First Time? Here’s How to Prepare.

December 3, 2019 • Our Blog • Uncategorized

Traveling with children can be stressful, but careful preparation can ensure your journey goes smoothly. As the holiday season approaches, many families are hammering down their travel plans. Whether it’s a trip to see the German Christmas markets in person or just a short flight across the state to see grandma, holiday travel can be stressful — especially when you’re traveling with a small child for the first time. Fortunately, careful planning can make your travel experience all but stress-free, and a successful first flight can lay the groundwork for a lifetime of enjoyable travel experiences for your ...

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Should Your Kids Steer Clear of Plant-Based Milks?

November 13, 2019 • Our Blog • Uncategorized

Plant-based milks may be seen as a health food, but they’re not necessarily healthy for young children. Plant-based milks are among the latest health food crazes, but according to a new set of nutritional guidelines released by experts from the American Heart Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, they may not be healthy for everyone. These new guidelines may hold some surprises for parents, as many of their recommendations contravene popular beliefs about what beverages are healthy for kids to drin...

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Halloween 2019 Health and Safety Checklist

October 17, 2019 • Our Blog • Uncategorized

Keep your kids safe and healthy this Halloween — without sacrificing any fun! For kids, Halloween is a source of boundless excitement. They get to dress up in flashy, glamorous, or scary costumes, stay up past their bedtimes, and collect all the free candy they can fit in their bags. For parents, Halloween is a very different story: their children are out after dark, talking to strangers, and eating way more sugar than they should. Fortunately, it’s possible to keep your kids safe and healthy without spoiling the fun of Halloween, and we’ve compiled a Halloween health and safety checklist to help you do just...

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How to Keep Fall Allergies at Bay

September 19, 2019 • Our Blog • Allergies

Fall is ragweed season, but sniffling and sneezing is no way to start the school year! The end of August marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year — and, for people who have ragweed allergies, the start of allergy season. Spring may be the season that’s most strongly associated with pollen, but fall allergies can be just as bad (or even worse) for many people. While spring allergies are usually caused by trees and summer allergies can be blamed on grasses, fall allergies are often caused by weeds or m...

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