• Hygiene
    Modern Hygiene: Are We Too Clean for Our Own Good?
    Modern Hygiene: Are We Too Clean for Our Own Good? Society has come a long way in battling deadly diseases and plagues that once had the potential to devastate entire countries. However, with the emergence of better sanitation, antibiotics, and ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Self-Care Activities
    Sparkle Germs
    Sparkle Germs Activity for an individual child Age group: 30-40 months Duration of activity: 10 minutes Materials: Craft glitter Young children are often resistant to washing their hands. It is hard for them to understand things that they cannot...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Flu Fighter's Guide
    Teach kids to be the ultimate germ fighter! This colorful and informational printable will show kids ways to stay healthy and stop the spread of germs. ...
  • Kids
    Head Lice
    Dealing with Head Lice on Your Child
    Dealing with Head Lice on Your Child Momma Said There'd Be Days Like This When my daughter was five a dear friend of mine invited her to go along with her children to a kid's gym, where lots of kids play on a padded slide, tunnel, and monkey bar...
  • Kids
    Head Lice
    Treating Head Lice
    Treatment of head lice generally includes the application of permethrin cream rinse, which can be bought over the counter. ...
  • Kids
    Contagious Childhood Illnesses
    Building Immunity
    The many kids who attend child care share their bodily fluids (saliva, for example) and tend to have increased exposure to germs. ...
  • makeup can be very germy
    Top Hot Spots for Germs
    We all know germs and bacteria are almost everywhere, but where can you find the worst cases of the cooties? Check out this list of germ-laden culprits, and find out how you can protect your family without going overboard. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World