Battle Of The Tiny Bulge

As promised, here are some childhoood obesity web resources and links to Massachusetts area childhood and teen weight management programs. If you are out of state, ask your pediatrician or consult the nearest large children's hospital about local programs. Please know, if you find yourself reading this with interest, you are in good company - many of your neighbors are grappling with this … [Read more...]

Car Seat Confusion

Hold the presses! Only a week in print and on cyberspace and April's Your Child's Health is already out of date! No sooner did I report to you the latest on car seat information and safety then a new item came onto the market: car seats for overweight kids. This makes good sense, of course, with childhood obesity at epidemic proportions. According to ABC News, a quarter million kids ages 1 to … [Read more...]

Opening Day

As I sit down to type my first blog entry, a few familiar phrases are echoing in my mind:“To boldly go where no one has gone before.” - Star Trek“May the force be with you.” – Star Wars“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Fortune cookie message taped to my laptop.April is the month for season openers – the “official” baseball season opener is today with the Red Sox playing in Texas; … [Read more...]

Kick Off CyberSecurity Awareness Month by Being More Cyber-Aware

Once again, this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month Theme is: "Our Shared Responsibility" That truly hits the nail on the head with the best way to approach not only our safety and security online, but our developing kids and teens as well. Just as we do offline, approaching the online world with the same common sense is the best guiding principle. To that end, as you do when they … [Read more...]

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