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Steps To Take To Avoid Getting Rid Of A Pet After You Learn Your Child Is Allergic

Discovering through allergy testing that your child is allergic to the family pet can be a heart-wrenching situation for the family. The obvious solution to this issue might be to get rid of the pet, but doing so can be highly upsetting for everyone — and arguably a little unfair for your children who aren't allergic to it. While relocating the pet to a new home might need to eventually be what happens, there are some steps that you can take in the interim in an attempt to limit the risk and severity of your child's allergic reactions. Read More 

Tips To Help Your Child Get Ready For Kindergarten

As the time for kindergarten to start nears, many parents help their children prepare by reminding them of academic and behaviors expectations. There are some things that every parent should do before or right at the beginning of kindergarten to minimize stresses for the child and to help them have the most success in the classroom.  Here are some tips to help your child get ready for kindergarten.  1. Make sure vaccinations are up to date. Read More 

Don’t Want Children Yet? Consider Freezing Your Eggs

It's an unfortunate reality that for women fertility often decreases before you are financially and mentally ready to have a child. It might take you until you are 35 or 40 to settle into a good job and a steady relationship, but by that time, your body has stopped ovulating consistently or the quality of your eggs has gone down. Fortunately, modern technology and medicine have devised a solution to this troubling dilemma: freezing your eggs. Read More 

Aging Parents? Why You Should Get Them A 247 Nurse

If you have parents who are entering their golden years, there are a number of decisions that both you and they will need to make.  A very heavy matter involves where your parents will live, whether that's staying in their home or moving to an assisted living facility.  If your parents have made it clear that they want to remain in their house, you might be a bit concerned about their well-being. Read More 

Your Child Is A Diabetic: Now What?

After months of watching and helping your child deal with symptoms that range from excessive hunger to weight loss and slow-healing cuts, you may not be that surprised to learn that diabetes is the reason for all of their discomfort. However, as the truth of this diagnosis sets in, you'll have to help your child manage this condition. Focus on the information below so you can be a good steward of your diabetic child. Read More