PREVENT CHILD INJURY – stop buying cheap foreign pj’s

Less than two months ago, I blogged about the value of the Consumer Products Safety Commission, the federal agency responsible for keeping unsafe items out of circulation, and in particular, children’s pajamas that fail to meet the flammability standards, first developed over two decades ago.   Yet some manufacturers feel that the regulations do not […] Read more »

BE CAREFUL WHEN HELPING YOUR SNEEZING CHILD

Your child is sneezing, her eyes are watery.  It’s allergy time.  You reach for the Zyrtec, Claritin or Benadryl.  Later on in the evening, you detect a slight fever.  Do you give her acetaminophen?  Her nose is stuffed.  Do you give her a decongestant like Sudafed that contains pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine?  It is important to […] Read more »