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Are Sports Drinks OK for Kids & Teens?

I thought I was doing right by my kids. They love playing sports and when the weather gets warm and their faces get flushed from running with helmets and pads on,…

Tackling Bullies From the Right Side

“You’re a tub of goo.” “Fat boy.” “Stupid.” “Lazy.” Imagine if these words were the soundtrack to your childhood. You’re a Texas boy who is ignored and shunned, even picked on…

The Danger That Could Be Right Under Your Nose

“So if you could tell parents anything, without any fear of blowback, what would it be?” I asked my son’s wrestling coach this past weekend, during a break in the last…

The “Sole Survivor” in the Group

My son calls himself the “sole survivor”, the only one of his friends who did not get hit (yet) with the flu this winter. Yes, they were all vaccinated. But…

Why This Year’s Flu Vaccine May Not Be Enough

Health officials in New Jersey just confirmed the death of a 4-year old girl in December was due to the flu. A 12-year old Florida boy, whose parents describe him as “healthy…

father's day gifts

Show Dad Some Love

10 days left ’til Fathers Day. Yeah, you could just get him a tie, but how about something unique? Outdoor popcorn popper: for the dad who likes to make food…