First Aid Items Every Mom Should Have

     You never expect something to happen to your child until it’s too late. You may think you’re prepared, but when was the last time you checked your first aid kit? Being prepared is the first step to protecting your children during an emergency. This doesn’t mean you have to operate a small hospital, but here are 10 first aid items that every mom should have. Prescription medication If your child has recurring allergies or asthma attacks that require a prescription, you need to be prepared. Next time you visit your physician, ask for extra prescriptions of any medicine

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Does My Kindergartner Need to be Vaccinated?

Your greatest hope as a parent is to protect your child. Sometimes this might seem impossible, but vaccinations may be one way to put the well-being of your little one first by reducing their chances of disease. This is especially true as your child enters kindergarten. You’re excited about this new chapter, but you might be overwhelmed at what vaccinations are recommended, or even required, at this time in your child’s life. Here are several questions to ask yourself about vaccinations as you and your child begin this new chapter. What are my state’s requirements? Find out if your state

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How to Treat Constipation in Your Child

How to Treat Constipation in Your Child Every kid has a bout of constipation during childhood, so it’s rarely something to worry about. It can be caused by hundreds of things, from fatty, sugary diets to medication side effects, or even the simple fear that going to the bathroom will hurt. Your home treatment should vary depending on if this is a one-time blockage or a chronic problem.   One-Time Constipation Sometimes your child’s digestive system just doesn’t get the job done, and they may go without a bowel movement for several days. Fiber and fluids aren’t enough at that

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