Christmas Candy – Part V

Sixty Second Parent shares the final part of this Christmas short story written by Dr. Huff. Share this poignant story about a resilient boy as a part of your holiday celebration this year. Part V All through the night, between layers of cloud and patches of clearing...

Anesthetic Cream with Vaccines

Medical News Today reports new research about managing pain due to vaccinations. The Canadian Medical Association Journal states that anesthetic cream provides the best relief to infants for pain related to these shots. The article points out that infant vaccinations...

Baby Travel Tips: Crossing Time Zones

Ever wonder how you can travel across time zones with your baby and still enjoy the holidays? The research-based Millette Method provides the following travels tips for a restful holiday. The Millette Method ™ takes into account family schedule, child development, and...

Baby Travel Tips: While Out of Town

Ever wonder how you can travel with your baby and still enjoy the holidays? The research-based Millette Method provides the following travel tips for a restful holiday. The Millette Method ™ takes into account family schedule, child development, and parenting style....

Baby Travel Tips: Preparing to Leave

Travel Tips for the Holidays Ever wonder how you can travel with your baby and still enjoy the holidays? The research-based Millette Method provides the following travels tips for a restful holiday. The Millette Method ™ takes into account family schedule, child...

Christmas Candy – Part IV

Sixty Second Parent shares Part IV of this Christmas short story written by Dr. Huff. Previously, Nathan, a young boy living in rural West Virginia who lost his father, remembers first meeting Lige, his mother’s suitor, and pines for Christmas past with his...

Antibiotic Overuse

Today even the most powerful of antibiotics fail to overcome more and more germs. Overuse of antibiotics has caused changes that make even the most common of “bugs” resistant to effective treatment. To help slow this trend, only use antibiotics when an infection...

Holiday Depresssion

Holidays bring excitement and festive times. Yet, many people find them sad and lonely times. Holiday depression visits many homes each year. A family member may suffer from depression or a sense of loss while others celebrate. Adult behaviors that don’t match...

Holiday Safety for Toddlers

Bright, colorful objects attract toddlers. What then, could be more inviting than a Christmas tree with colorful lights and beautiful decorations? So, families with toddlers should follow some simple holiday safety advice. First, anchor your tree. Also, cover all...

Codeine: Now not Safe for Kids

Physicians once often prescribed Codeine to children for moderate pain relief. Many brand of over-the-counter cough medicine still contain it. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends to all its members to no longer prescribe Codeine to...