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Editor's note: Dr. Melissa Arca's column, "Confessions of a Dr. Mom," regularly appears in the Thursday Living Here/Health & Fitness pages. This is an extra column addressing the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Can someone please tell me where summer went?
So the other day I sat down with my calendar and a list of my children's upcoming after- school activities, trying to reconcile multiple schedule conflicts.
I have a picky eater. I don't call him that or tell him he's picky.
During the longer and hotter days of summer, many children flock to the pool. Swimming is no doubt a favorite summertime activity.
Parents think it would never happen to them. Unfortunately, the reality is that parents do forget.
Few things are worse than getting a sunburn on your second day of vacation. A total sunscreen fail. It ranks right up there with your children fighting over who gets to press the elevator buttons (every single time) as one of the unpleasant aspe...
Aside from the common cold and ear infections, constipation is one of the most common complaints at both well- and sick-child visits
In the past few weeks, we've been seeing an increase in hand-foot-mouth disease among toddlers and preschoolers.
Summer is just around the corner and this wonderful weather means most of us are headed for the outdoors. Our extended outdoor adventures mean more time in the sun, so inevitably, the sunblock comes out and we start slathering it on.