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Summer Safety

9 Essential Summer Safety Tips From An RN

There are few things that go better together than kids and summertime. Long, sunscreen-scented days at the pool or beach. Humid evenings full of fireflies. Sticky chunks of watermelon on porch swings. Dewy grass...
6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

Every mom knows that when you have a child who’s sick, it can affect the whole family, not just the one who has the sniffles. Scheduling and rescheduling appointments, interrupting school and social activities,...
Rewarding kids with fun rather than food

Rewarding Kids With Fun Rather Than Food

It’s important for adults to help children establish a healthy relationship with food. We want them to learn how to eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. We also want them to...
Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Coughs, fevers, colds, earaches, scrapes and bruises...these things aren’t just part of having kids, they’re a rite of passage. As parents, we learn early on that short of keeping our kids in a bubble...
Colds and Flu

Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Your Kids’ Colds and Flu This Winter

There are some things in life that are unavoidable. Some would say death and taxes. We would like to add flu season to that list. Of course, that’s not to say that flu season...
Heatstroke - Children

Baby, it’s HOT outside – Heatstroke Prevention

Heatstroke prevention tips brought to you by Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Virginia’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.We’ve all been feeling the heat this summer as temperatures have hit record highs, but...
Hot summer

Keep Your Cool This Hot Summer

As temperatures rise this summer, keeping your cool will help lower your likelihood of experiencing heat-related illness or distress. It is important for people of all ages to take precautions when working or playing...
Broken Bones CHoR

Broken bones: How do you know when it’s more than just a bump...

With their active lifestyles, kids are frequently taking tumbles and injuring themselves as they run, climb and play. Broken bones, or fractures, are common in childhood, but not every fall results in a broken bone....
Two Young Girls Playing On Swing In Playground

Play On! Benefits Of Playgrounds For Young Children

We’ve seen it time and time again. Parents enroll their children in sports at very young ages in hopes that with years of practice, even at 4 and 5-years-old, they will be good enough...
ACL Tear

Girls and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad ACL Tear

With the start of school just around the corner, parents are thinking about practices, uniforms, games, and scheduling. But injuries are a low priority on the list (which they should be; we don’t want to...

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