10 Most Common School-Age Illnesses

September 16, 2019

One thing that concerns many parents as they send their kids back to school is all the common illnesses kids can catch. Not only do you hate to see them sick, but they often have to miss school which means you may have to miss work to care for them. Plus, there’s the risk that...

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When to Keep Your Child Home from School

August 26, 2019

Being a parent is great, but when your child is sick it presents some challenges, to say the least. As if them feeling poorly isn’t bad enough, it often creates disruptions to all other areas of your life. If a child is too sick to go to school or daycare, you may have to miss...

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5 Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas

August 14, 2019

The new school year is underway, which means it’s also time to get back into your routine. Researchers estimate that 5.6 million children under the age of 18 have food allergies. That’s one in 13 children or roughly two in every classroom.  If your child has food allergies or attends an allergy-friendly school or daycare,...

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What to Do When Your Child Has a Fever

July 31, 2019

Fevers in children can be worrisome for parents, especially for first-time moms and dad and parents of infants. Before we dig into what to do when your child has a fever, let’s define what qualifies as a fever.  What is a Fever? A fever is defined by most doctors as a temperature of 100.4 degrees...

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How to Pick the Best Sport for Your Child

July 17, 2019

Despite what the temperatures say, fall is just around the corner and with it comes the start of a new sports season. Participation in youth sports are a great way to help foster lifelong fitness, but if your child has never played a sport before all of the options can seem overwhelming. Children will naturally...

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11 Must-Download Apps for Families

June 28, 2019

Family life today seems busier than ever. Everyone has somewhere different to be all the time and so many things need to get done. There are so many things to keep up with. And while technology can seem like a nuisance sometimes, it can also help make things a bit easier. We’ve found 11 apps...

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Summer Bucket List for Families in Holly Springs, NC

June 14, 2019

Whether you are a stay-at-home parent, work outside of the home, or work from home, the challenge is the same. How do you fill the long summer days while the kids are out of school? The answer: create a summer bucket list. Jot down everything and anything you hope to do in the season ahead....

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First-Aid Kit Essentials That Every Family Should Have

May 29, 2019

When it comes to your family’s health, there are certain pieces of a first-aid kit that are essential to have for any and all family outings, regardless of your medical skills and capabilities. Having adequate supplies is not at all to say you should take it upon yourself to provide comprehensive medical care for your...

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Water Safety and Kids

May 15, 2019

With the summer months approaching, families are spending more time outside including both near and in water. For many parents, this exciting time can cause an added deal of stress considering that after birth defects drowning is the number one cause of death for children ages 1-4. Keep in mind, this risk of drowning is...

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Car Seat Safety: Common Mistakes to Avoid

April 29, 2019

Car crashes remain a leading cause of death for children and in over the last 10 years, four children under 14 and younger died each day. As researchers learn and the technology used in cars evolve, recommendations for how to best keep children safe in the car are frequently updated. While this is great, it...

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