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CPR Training for Parents

If you would like to find out how to receive CPR training for parents, please visit the American Heart Association and search for a class location near you.

CPR Training for Parents2021-05-07T15:05:30-06:00

Eczema Action Plan

Eczema Action Plan  Green Zone: Daily Skin Care Regimen (skin with very mild redness/irritation) Avoid irritating factors in soaps, detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, dyes, or perfumes. Be sure all products are scent and dye free (read labels!). Examples include: Detergent – All Free & Clear, Dreft Skin Cleanser – Cetaphil, CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, [...]

Eczema Action Plan2020-12-05T07:54:05-06:00

Temper Tantrums (NYT Article)

Temper Tantrums The New York Times: A Field Guide to Taming Tantrums in Toddlers Tantrums inspire anxiety in many parents. Type “how to tame tantrums” into a search engine, and you get hundreds of thousands of results. Given how destabilizing tantrums can be, this intensity of parental concern makes sense. Out of nowhere, your [...]

Temper Tantrums (NYT Article)2020-10-23T15:11:47-06:00

Temper Tantrums (AAP)

Temper Tantrums: A Normal Part of Growing Up American Academy of Pediatrics Strong emotions are hard for a young child to hold inside. When children feel frustrated, angry, or disappointed, they often express themselves by crying, screaming, or stomping up and down. As a parent, you may feel angry, helpless, or embarrassed. Temper tantrums [...]

Temper Tantrums (AAP)2020-10-23T15:12:08-06:00

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin condition that causes raised, round, smooth-surfaced bumps on the skin. They look like thick-walled pimples. The bumps, called molluscum, are usually found on just one area of the body. The bumps have a waxy or skin-colored surface, may have a dimple in the center, are firm (there is [...]

Molluscum Contagiosum2020-08-06T15:40:41-06:00


The following article can be found at Post #47 How to Optimally Utilize Tamiflu The take home message is that because of side effects and costs, using Tamiflu during the flu season should not be a knee-jerk reaction. Every year in the United States, the CDC estimates that influenza results in between 9 million [...]


Fifth Disease

FIFTH DISEASE (ERYTHEMA INFECTIOSUM) Fifth disease is a mild illness caused by a virus called human parvovirus B19. The disease is similar to the many other “common cold” viruses and is rarely serious. It can be distinguished by the appearance of a red rash on the cheeks, garnering it the unique name of a [...]

Fifth Disease2020-05-12T16:13:11-06:00