There are a lot of things to look forward to at Halloween – the candy, the decorations, the costumes and did I mention, the candy.
It is fun to be a child at Halloween.
Still, as the pediatrician who is not so endearingly nicknamed “super-safety-mom,” I feel it is important to take a moment and remind everyone about staying safe.
For many children in our area, next Tuesday marks the first day back to school! Although this is a very exciting time of year for all, there are a few things that we all need to be reminded about to help ensure that heading back to school is safe for all.
Summer vacation in Wisconsin wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the Water Park Capital of the world. To help keep it a fun day in the sun for everyone in the family, there are a few important steps you should take.
Summer officially begins this week and that means it’s time to dust off those bikes and scooters, and dig all the summer gear out of the mystery bins in the garage.
It’s also a great time for a refresher on helmet safety. How do you know if your child’s helmet fits properly? Is there a shelf life for helmets? Are helmets with spikes safe?
The experts at the American Family Children’s Hospital Safety Center offer these tips for proper protection:
The second season of the provocative 13 Reasons Why Netflix series was released last week, and although it’s not getting nearly as much attention as the first season, it is still filled with controversy, risk taking behaviors, and guns (lots of guns). After learning a lesson from last season, this season starts with a substantial trigger warning and ends with another gut-wrenching, hard-to-watch sexual assault scene (and another scene that hit a little too close to home, leaving Netflix to cancel the premiere event). Where suicide was the focus of the first season, this season focuses a little more on gun violence. So, in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 1st (#WearOrange) we’re going to talk a little about guns.