Practical Parenting Blog
Read MorePosted: March 18, 2019
Measles had all but disappeared in the United States, but we’re currently seeing outbreaks in pockets of the United States with low vaccination rates. A seemingly common disease, like the flu, might not be fatal to your child, but could very well be fatal to another.
Read MorePosted: February 21, 2019
Teething necklaces and beads are a popular alternative treatment to teething pain. But, are they effective and safe? The answer is no.
Read MorePosted: February 04, 2019
Each year in the United States an estimated 40,000 parents learn their newborn has a heart defect. The news triggers a whirlwind of critical decisions to be made—and the sooner the better. Does my baby need heart surgery? Who is the best surgeon? Do we need to travel for care, and how will we deal with this financially?