Exercise and Autism

According to a recent Medical News Today article, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder get more exercise is to make it fun, according to caregivers surveyed. The overwhelming... read more

Giving OTC Medicine to Infants

Giving OTC medicine to infants requires careful attention. Parents can easily find and buy Over-The-Counter (OTC) medicines. However, safe use requires effort. A recent report from a leading pediatric journal noted that as many as 84% of parents at one time or another... read more

Preschool Crawling

Preschool crawling provides a healthy way to strengthen a young child’s mind and body. Often parents and caregivers think of crawling as “baby’s work.” Thinking that once a little one pops up onto two feet, the child shouldn’t go back to that baby... read more

Good Parenting and Showing Love Everyday

A recent study reported in the journal BMC Public Health confirmed key traits of good parenting. Simply put, good parenting involves daily involvement and grows good behavior and wellness in children. Activities like sharing meals away from the TV, talking more, going... read more

Recess Time Declining

Ideally, students should receive 15 to 30 minutes of recess and 30 to 45 minutes of gym daily, says Cathy Ramstetter, founder of Successful Healthy Children, a nonprofit that promotes health and wellness in elementary schools. Surveys show the time allotted for recess... read more