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Inadequate physical activity results in an added $117 billion in health care costs in the U.S. and leads to reduced quality of life for millions of Americans. As we struggle to address a global pandemic, it’s more important than ever to encourage movement to help...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations around the world.  With a goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer, the American Childhood Cancer Organization encourages everyone to Go Gold during September in honor...

August is here! August is National Immunization Month (NIAM). NIAM is a yearly observance in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages from infants to elderly. The goal of NIAM is to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in...

Summer has arrived and while the sun is shining bright it's a golden time to highlight July as UV Safety Awareness Month! We all love to take in those warm summer rays, but everyone must remember to protect their skin and eyes from the damaging effects...

Who doesn't LOVE summer?!  Summer is a great time to spice up your speech therapy ideas.  After reading tons of ideas from Speech Therapy Talk I have compiled my list.  Here are my top suggestions for fun, language-based activities that target communication skills in memorable...

Pool Safety School is out and here comes summer.  It is so important to have a plan when it comes to pool safety.  A backyard pool promises endless summer fun, but it also comes with the huge responsibility of keeping fast and fearless little ones out...

Children and Food Allergies According to John Hopkins medicine, eggs, milk, and peanuts are the most common causes of food allergies in children, with wheat, soy, and tree nuts also included. Peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish commonly cause the most severe reactions. Nearly 5 percent...

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects one in fifty-four children in the United States today.  We know...

Articifical Intelligence What is AI?  AI stands for Artificial Intelligence.  Does that sound scary to you?  It did to me the first time I heard it.  An avatar…digital humans…sounds like something out of a movie.  But what if digital humans could do more than an acting job? ...

As we have learned during this pandemic, Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the older populations more than the pediatric populations.  Nevertheless, it is very important to know the symptoms to look for in babies and toddlers.  Knowing the symptoms can help a worried momma get some...