Category Archives: Family

Perfect Smiles Triumph Despite Economy

Though many households are budgeting and cutting-back on expenditures, the industry for dental braces hasn’t faltered. Parents still insist on paying the $4,500 to $7,000 required to straighten-out their children’s teeth. Continue reading

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Concussion Prevention in Middle and High School Athletes

Finally, it appears the medical and sports performance field is taking the issue of concussions seriously and not making it a badge of honor amongst athletes and their peers. Having a concussion is no joke as essentially your brain, which essentially floats inside your skull, is banged/concussed against your skull with these being some of the possible effects: headaches, nausea, loss of motor control/coordination and loss of short term memory. Continue reading

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Dining with Kids

Advice for dining with children Continue reading

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Benefits of Teenagers in Sports

We know that exercise is important for teenagers and sport is an ideal outlet for all that energy. It doesn’t matter why teenagers are attracted to sport. In fact, for many of them it is seen as an opportunity to become popular and more attractive. As parents we shouldn’t knock that reason! Regardless of why they decide to participate, there is a range of benefits for them. Continue reading

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Toddlers and Amusement Park Ride Safety

Should your toddler get on the amusement park rides that are so inviting? Many parents wonder about the best age to introduce young children to the rides at theme or amusement parks that often attract children. While it may be tempting to buckle your little one for an exhilarating ride, give some thought to criteria like those outlined below to see if your child is truly ready for a mobile ride of this type: Continue reading

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