Is the Chicken Pox Vaccination Safe?

The History of the Chicken Pox Vaccination The chickenpox vaccine was first licensed in United States in 1995 and at the time, it was a one-dose vaccine, in 2006 however a second dose of the vaccine was added.  It was recommended by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)that children who have not

By |March 13th, 2014|Categories: FYI|

Baby Proofing Your Home

If you're bringing a baby home for the first time there are so many places in your home you haven't even realized are a potential threat to your baby. Check out a comprehensive list on baby proofing your home.   Bathroom Turn down the water temperature on your water heater Install toilet lid locks Keep

By |March 12th, 2014|Categories: FYI|

Seasonal Allergies in Children VS. Asthma

How To Tell if it's Seasonal Allergies It's just as hard to spot whether seasonal allergies are actually just a cold with kids as they are with yourself, but if it seems like your child has the same symptoms at similar parts of the year that last over a week it could be allergies. Some

By |March 6th, 2014|Categories: FYI|

How to Get Rid of Pink Eye

Oh, Pink Eye, you are truly one of the most annoying viruses. I'm here to tell you how to get rid of Pink Eye, how your child may have contracted it and how you can prevent it. Pink Eye (also called conjunctivitis) is redness and swelling of the conjunctiva, which is the mucous membrane that

By |February 26th, 2014|Categories: FYI|

5 Green Cleaning Products

If you need to crack a window when you're cleaning - the product is likely toxic. Not only are the smells coming off of these products offensive but they're harmful to breathe and ingest. A lot of people don't realize that the cleaning products they use on surfaces like a kitchen floor can actually harm

By |February 24th, 2014|Categories: FYI, Money Savers|