Whether your child has hearing loss, has a diagnosed speech disorder or is a baby at the critical stage for language development, you may wonder how a world full of people wearing masks could impact his or her development. Think about how much a baby inching toward a hot oven reads “fear” on her mother’s […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
More and more grandparents today are taking on child-care roles — and that’s a blessing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10 percent of grandparents live with at least one grandchild. Whether you watch your grandchildren regularly or occasionally, the personalized, loving care you can provide them is a benefit that can’t be measured. […]
This summer is shaping up to be anything but normal. Our favorite summer pastimes — baseball games, outdoor concerts, festivals and parades — are being canceled to maintain social distancing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As we near our nation’s birthday and all eyes are on the sky, many communities are canceling their big fireworks displays, […]
Even when you think you are prepared for the arrival of your little bundle of joy, think again. No one can fully prepare for what’s to come. A new baby will turn your world upside down — and not just for weeks, but for months to come. Yes, newborns bring lots of joy and happiness […]
There’s truly no one-size-fits-all solution for families navigating our new normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While one family can’t wait to stuff the pool floats in the car and head to the pool, another frets that their very young children will touch every surface possible with their hands while in public spaces. Finding a comfort […]
Wearing a face mask is an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 but, for a mask to be effective, it should be cleaned after each use. Disposable, surgical masks can’t be laundered, but cloth face masks can and should be cared for using these simple cleaning tips: Wash any worn mask at […]