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Jessica Heine

Parenting is hard. Parents have so much to think about, and recommendations and guidelines change all the time. Trying to figure out which car seat your child might need seems is one of those topics. Read more

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Although there is no fool-proof method, here are some proven tips to improve your child’s sleep. Read more

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Thinking it will “never happen to my kid” is easy, but every day more than 300 children ages 0-19 are treated in emergency rooms for burn injuries, and two of those children will die as a result. Read more

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Stress is a common discussion point among adults and something we experience on a regular basis—no surprise with everything we do and all the responsibilities we hold daily. Read more

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Making sure our kids eat a well-balanced diet can be extremely difficult. Read more

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Change is hard for many children, especially changing from a relaxed, slow-paced summer break back to structured classes with homework. While change is inevitable, parents have some strategies we can use to make the transition a little easi... Read more

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The warm weather brings all the kids outside! Between parks, pool, sporting events and bike rides, kids easily can become sunburned and overheated. Getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is important, but even more important is doing it... Read more

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Eyes itch and noses run—allergy season is here. Most people understand the benefits of taking allergy medication or receiving allergy shots, but many prefer to take a more natural approach. Here are five natural things you can incorporate i... Read more

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Migraines are bad for adults, but when our kids have to deal with them, that’s even worse. Headaches are not just an adult problem. Read more

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Moms-to-be can be very focused on delivery. But what happens in the minutes after Baby is born? What to expect in the next few minutes and hours after delivering. Read more

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Magnesium’s importance often is overlooked, but this nutrient is so important in the health and development of adults and kids alike. Read more

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Dental health is crucial, and most of us have heard from a young age about the importance of brushing and flossing. Read more

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Just like rolling over, crawling and walking, climbing is a rite of passage for young children, and like it or not, eventually all children will find their love for climbing on all sorts of objects. Our job as parents is to keep our child a... Read more

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Appendicitis is one of those illnesses whose symptoms are similar to a run-of-the-mill stomach bug but can be much more serious if not caught quickly. Read more

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According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, preschoolers should have several hours of free play, plus 60 minutes of structured physical activity, every day. This amount of activity may come easily during the summ... Read more

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Sitting, standing, climbing, jumping, running and the other activities kids love all require use of the back. Healthy backs are important for every aspect of your life, and having good posture can affect your health today and in the future. Read more

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Tonsillitis is most common in children between preschool age and mid-teenage years. Read more

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Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night by your child who is crying and complaining his leg is hurting, only to have him act completely normal in the morning with no pain? Is the child faking this pain or is it something to a... Read more

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Back-to-school isn’t just about school supplies, first day outfits and haircuts. Appointments need to be scheduled and everyone needs to be on the same page when it comes to the health of your child. Read more

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I have a love/hate relationship with all the well-wishers who give me advice when I’m pregnant or when I’m wandering the aisles of Target with my little ones. I love that they take the time to stop and offer words of encouragement or advice... Read more

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