It's a well-known fact that summer is the most risky season of year for three highly overlooked afflictions: dehydration, heat stroke, and sunburn. These conditions, especially the first two, are extremely dangerous and lead to thousands of hospitalizations every year. Moms beware — do not underestimate the dangers of July and August heat. Your kids will likely be out all day, running, swimming, and enjoying the great outdoors. This leaves them exposed to the sun for long hours, making it ... Continue Reading
Summer is the most risky season of year for three highly overlooked afflictions: dehydration, heat stroke, and sunburn.
Tips for letting your teenager head overseas for a spring class trip.
With spring time only a few months away, many parents are gearing up for the gutsy decision to green-light a child's request to join in on a class trip to travel overseas. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young adults too exciting to pass up for families that can afford the cost, but that doesn't mean it's not without its inherent risks. In order to put your parental mind at ease, and therefore ensure that your child has the safest travel overseas experience possible, make sure to ... Continue Reading
Keep this New Year’s resolution with proper motivation and determination.
Every year it becomes a cliche to make a New Year's Resolution in December and then end up breaking it two weeks into the new year. Most of our resolutions come as the result of a drunken statement right before the clock strikes the midnight hour on New Year's Eve. While our intentions are good, Psychology Today reports that 22 percent of resolutions fail after a week and 40 percent fail after a month. While this is a nice way to think about the holiday, the only thing that actually changes ... Continue Reading