How to Spot the Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation in Children

Sleep Deprived Kids

What are the signs and symptoms of sleep deprivation in children? Kids require more sleep than adults and without adequate sleep, your child is at risk for obesity, behavior problems, emotional instability, learning problems, depression, or other health problems. The lowest number on the guide below is the minimum amount of hours that your child … Read more

What Are The Lifelong Benefits of Signing Kids for Sports?

What Are The Lifelong Benefits of Signing Kids for Sports 1 (1)

Spring is just around the corner and signups for spring sports are already starting to get passed around. It’s recommended that you let your kids do some sort of sport when they hit kindergarten age. This is when they are more developmentally ready to join a team and follow instructions. If you have a youngster … Read more

Is Your Child At Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency?

Kids Vitamin D Deficiency

Kids today don’t spend enough quality time outside on a regular basis. Without access to sunshine on a regular basis, according to WebMd 7 out of 10 kids have low vitamin D putting them at risk for heart disease, rickets, and weak bones. Your child’s bones can’t properly absorb calcium and phosphate nor allow for … Read more

How to Talk to Your Child About Avoiding the Flu This Winter + Checklist

How to Talk to Your Child About Avoiding the Flu This Winter 1

Are you prepared for the flu season this year? Each year different strains of the flu and scientist analyze data that is collected from 142 national influenza centers in 113 different countries (further reading on how flu vaccines are made) to determine which virus is expected to make its rounds during the next flu season. Vaccines aren’t perfect but … Read more