Monthly Archives: February 2014

Polio-like Paralyzing Illness

Parents who have heard the news reports about a paralyzing illness that looks like polio can watch a video from the American Academy of Pediatrics here and read about it at NPR here and CNN here. Researchers believe that an enterovirus may be the … Continue reading

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Parenting Workshops

For parents needing help with house rules and limit-setting, John Muir Health offers classes. Call (925)941-7900 option #3 or check their web site here for the current class schedule.  Loving Solutions for Parents of Children 2-12 Parent Project Sr. for Parents … Continue reading

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Smear Job

From baby’s first tooth, dentists recommend fluoride toothpaste. Use a smear of fluoride toothpaste to start. At age 3 it’s time to graduate to a pea-sized amount. There’s a helpful picture that shows how much toothpaste to use here. Previous recommendations … Continue reading

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