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How to Soothe Your Child’s Winter Cold

January 2, 2020 • Our Blog • Uncategorized

Cold season is right around the corner. Here’s how to soothe your child’s symptoms from the comfort of your own home. Temperatures may be dropping, but you know what’s on the rise? Runny noses, sneezes, and fevers. That’s right: cold season is coming in hot. Children under the age of five are at an especially high risk of infection, and because they spend so much time sharing classrooms, desks, and toys with other children around their own age, germs can be nearly impossible to avoid at this time of year. Unfortunately, mosts colds are viral infections, which means they can’t be cleared up with an...

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 ...

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...

Does Your Child Have Food Allergies? Here’s How to Get Through the Holidays Safely

November 12, 2019 • Our Blog • Uncategorized
Thanksgiving dinner with American-African family at table. The whole family is gathered around the table for eating. The little brother of 5 years old is hungry. Photos are taken with spontaneity and real emotions and Captured the specific decorations, meals and festivities in Quebec such as Christmas and Thanksgiving traditions.

The holiday season is meant to be joyful, but for parents of children with food allergies, it can be an incredibly stressful couple of months.  For most people, the holiday season is a time of great celebration. It’s hard not to find joy in gathering with loved ones around a feast of homemade food — unless, of course, you’re the parent of a child with food allergies. As homemade meals become more prevalent around the holidays, it can be difficult for parents to monitor their children’s food for a...

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...