Halloween is a chance for kids to put on creative costumes and pretend to be something else for the night. But whether your little one is dressing up as a pretty princess or frightening ghost,… Read More »Halloween Costumes: Dress Up For Spooky-Yet-Safe Fun
A yearly physical exam by your family physician or pediatrician is an important part of your child’s health care. As children get older, back to school check-ups are sometimes the only visit kids and teenagers… Read More »What to Expect During Back-to-School Check-Ups
According to a study by Pew Research Center, 57% of American fathers believe fatherhood is central to their identity. Fatherhood poses unique challenges for men. From raising children to keeping themselves healthy, parenting is unlike any other… Read More »Table Talks: Discussing Dad Life
Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18. This equates to one in 13 children suffering from food allergies. Offices, classrooms and even restaurants often have signs… Read More »How to Spot Common Food Allergies in Children
About a month of summer has passed and it’s getting to the dreaded “I’m bored” statement from kids. With long, empty days to fill their time with different activities, it becomes more and more difficult for parents to keep… Read More »The Importance of Unstructured Play Time for Kids
Easter is not only a celebrated religious holiday, it’s also been known as a time for chocolate, candy, jelly beans and Easter basket treats. Trust me, I am not against chocolate or candy,… Read More »Think Outside the Basket: Creative Easter Ideas
It is winter once again in Michigan which means parents and caregivers are looking for ways to beat those indoor winter blues. Although it is dark and cold, exploring nature both indoors and out will… Read More »Time for Outdoor Play Even in the Winter Months!