Snow Day Activities For Kids

    There comes a point with your kids during the winter when you just need to get outside. We hear you. But they can only throw snowballs and make snow angels for so long before they get bored. Try these fun outdoor activities to keep them active and interested out in the snow.   Make snow art. All you need is some food coloring and a spray bottle or dropper to paint the snow any color you like. Put together a whole palette of colors and see what frozen ideas your kids come up with. If the temperature stays

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5 Tips to Combat Croup

  Croup is a viral infection of the windpipe and the vocal cords, but you’ll know it better as the barking, wheezing cough that keeps you and your child awake until 3 A.M. It often appears as a stage of a cold or flu virus, and if your child has a fever that means they’re likely still contagious. Luckily, there are still plenty of things for you to do at home to help your little one ride out the coughing storm.   1. Keep your child calm. This is the number one rule of treating children with croup. Croup’s main

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Do I Really Need A Flu Shot?

Do I Really Need A Flu Shot? The Center for Disease Control, the experts on infectious diseases in the U.S., recommend that every person older than six months in the United States should get an influenza shot. But if you don’t believe the CDC, ask your family and your coworkers if they want to spend a week on their back feeling miserable. If their answer is no, you need a flu shot. Influenza is estimated to cost the U.S. 87 billion dollars each year, because businesses slow down when their workers are sick or have to take time off when

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