Roundup: Health tips for winter family vacations with babies & young children
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Roundup: Health tips for winter family vacations with babies & young children

Worried that a cold or the flu might botch your holiday travel plans or spoil your winter family vacation? This is the post for you! Grab a cup of coffee and watch these tips to help fend off flu during holiday travel and winter family vacations with your baby and the whole fan-damily, then read on…

Pack This! Reusable forehead thermometer – no batteries or washing required
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Pack This! Reusable forehead thermometer – no batteries or washing required

If there’s one thing that makes me crazy about thermometers today, it’s discovering that when you suddenly need yours again the battery is dead. Or worse – you realize you can’t completely trust its accuracy because, after months of not using it, you’re not sure if the battery is getting low. A reusable forehead “strip thermometer” not only works without batteries,…

Pack This! Children’s chewable, shelf-stable probiotics for travel
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Pack This! Children’s chewable, shelf-stable probiotics for travel

Did you know that 80% of our “immune system” actually functions in our intestines? So clearly it’s wise to lend them all the support we can–especially during travel, when our immune systems may be more challenged than usual (if not our intestines, too!). I’ve been a fan of probiotics for some time, knowing they can…

Pack this! Nighttime Cold and Cough medicine that’s safe for kids 2 years+
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Pack this! Nighttime Cold and Cough medicine that’s safe for kids 2 years+

If you started down the road of parenting when products like “Infant’s Triaminic” cold medicine’s were still available, it probably came as a shock when they were suddenly pulled from the shelves and there were no more cold-related medicines available for children under the age of 4 years. Nevertheless, children under the age of 4…

Important tips to keep kids safe from “accidental ingestion” of medications during travel

Important tips to keep kids safe from “accidental ingestion” of medications during travel

How many of these vitamin bottles from my cupboard have a childproof cap? One. Just last week, I left my toddler eating his snack in the kitchen for a few momentsonly to return to find him standing on the kitchen counter with a bottle of children’s vitamins in his hand. I had no idea that…