Tag Archives: American Academy of Pediatrics

Buy Safe Toys During Season Of Giving

December 9th, 2019
The wrong toys can cause serious injuries or death. It’s the season of giving and that means toys. Whether they’re given to children during Christmas or Hanukkah or donated to toy drives or pediatric hospitals, toys can put smiles on the faces of those who give and those who receive. However, toys that are unsafe and inappropriate for a child’s developmental stage can be harmful and even cause injuries that send kids to the emergency room. According to the Consumer…

Screen Time Sensibilities

June 3rd, 2018
There is a big debate in this country and others over the effect of screen time on our kids. Some experts say the constant use of tech devices has a negative impact, while others argue tech use has many benefits. My thought is that the use of smartphones, tablets, laptops and more has both. Use just has to be moderated. Let’s look at both sides of the issue before deciding what to do. The Verge.com ran a great article detailing…