A parent’s guide to peanut allergies

According to the National Peanut Board, the average American child eats 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time he or she graduates from high school. But for a growing number of American kids, this lunch box staple is strictly off-limits. For parents of a child with a peanut allergy, navigating grocery stores, restaurants and … Read more A parent’s guide to peanut allergies

Beyond car seats – other ways to keep your young passengers safe

As one of the best ways to protect kids when it comes to car safety, it’s important we take the proper precautions to ensure kids are secured in the right car seat for their height, weight and age. The “Ultimate Car Seat Guide” from our partner Safe Kids is a great place to start with … Read more Beyond car seats – other ways to keep your young passengers safe

Identifying the three P’s: Poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac

Nothing is better than camping, fishing, hiking, running, gardening, jumping and playing in the great outdoors. But beware, there are three poison plants out there just waiting to break you and your child out in a terribly itchy and often painful rash. What they have in common. Toxin oak, poison ivy and toxic substance sumac … Read more Identifying the three P’s: Poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac

Parents’ guide to prom and graduation parties

Parents’ guide to prom and graduation parties. It’s prom and graduation season, and depending on your teenager (and your age), you are envisioning everything from Disney’s Prom to Pretty in Pink to Carrie. Prom is a once in a blue moon opportunity, and the recollections made will endure forever, however that might be exactly what … Read more Parents’ guide to prom and graduation parties

Winter weather and exercise

7 Exercise Tips When the Temperature Dips AUGUSTA, Ga. – Staying motivated during the wintertime to get the recommended 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least five days a week can be difficult – especially when the cold temperatures are combined with fewer daylight hours. “Be that as it may, don’t rest,” said Bonni Messner, a … Read more Winter weather and exercise