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Ingredients to Look for in Kids Skincare Products that Work and What to Avoid

14 Nov

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Sleeping Tips for Daylight Savings Time 2016

1 Nov

By Amy Lage   The fall component of Daylight Savings Time is quickly approaching. Our “fall back” to standard time will take place on Sunday, November 6th. For those among us with no kids or older kids this signifies a bonus one hour of sleep (lucky them)! For the rest of us, the extra hour Continue Reading

Night Lights

26 Sep

Having trouble streamlining your family’s bedtime routine? A new study suggests the benefits of getting your littles tucked in early could be lifelong. According to research done by scientists at the Ohio State University College of Public Health and published in the Journal of Pediatrics, preschoolers who go to bed later by just one hour Continue Reading

Thumbs Up

10 Aug

If you’re exasperated trying to get your child to kick his thumb-sucking or nail biting habit, you might want to take a step back. A study published in the August 2016 edition of Pediatrics reveals that kids between the ages of 5 and 11 who are either thumb-suckers or nail-biters appear to have a lower Continue Reading

Something to Smile About!

8 Aug

Talk about an advancement in dentistry – scientists at Harvard University and the University of Nottingham have developed regenerative dental fillings that actually allow teeth to heal themselves. This is big news because it could eradicate the need for root canals (and if you’ve ever undergone that procedure you know this is something to cheer Continue Reading

The Importance of Exercise for Children with Autism

18 Jul

Parenting, one of life’s most challenging jobs, can be made even more challenging when raising a child on the autism spectrum. The number of families who have a child on the spectrum has increased significantly over the last decade. Autism affects 1 in every 68 births in the United States. Made even more challenging is Continue Reading

Oh, Yuck!

11 Jul

  Brace yourself, there’s a collection on display at Boston Children’s Hospital featuring an array of items doctors have removed from children’s throats, nostrils and ears. The framed collection can be found at the entrance to BCH’s ear, nose and throat department, with some of the items dating all the way back to 1918. While Continue Reading

Medical Grants for Families

16 Jun

Learning that your child is facing any kind of medical battle is stressful enough, but navigating the healthcare system and figuring out how to pay for necessary treatment adds an enormous amount of pressure on parents. Fortunately medical grants are available for children in Massachusetts through UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation, which helps families pay for a Continue Reading

Boo-Boos, Bumps & Bruises

3 Jun

By Alyssa Marconi Inevitably they happen to every child, but just what is a bruise? They’re caused by an abrasion to the skin and the trauma damages its tiny blood vessels. As a response to the injury, a raised area of the bump or bruise is a result of the blood leaking from the injured Continue Reading