Are Essential Oils Dangerous for Kids?


As essential oils continue to grow in popularity, we have to think about how to protect our children from potentially dangerous encounters with these substances. While there are safe uses for these oils, such as in diffusers or for aromatherapy, it’s important to know what is safe and what is not. 3 Things You Might […]

#LetsBuildAmazing Update


The first of 2,500 tons of structural steel started going up early this week at the construction site of the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Construction crews also continue to pour concrete at the new facility. To date, more than 65,000 of the anticipated 95,000 square feet of first level concrete have […]

Teaching Kids to Call 9-1-1


They learn it in school, we teach it to them at home, but when a real emergency happens, does your child really know how to call for help? Calling 9-1-1 can seem simple because it’s only three numbers, but teaching kids how to dial can only take them so far. There are several other things […]

Understanding Growth Charts


Percentiles explained: Making sense of your child’s growth chart School is ending and summer is upon us with its swimming, vacation, snowballs, camps, and for many children, a check-up with their pediatrician. One of the most important components of a well-child visit is assessing a child’s growth – primarily by plotting his or her measurements […]

3 Easy Summer Recipes for Kids


For this weekend’s unofficial kickoff to summer, we put together a few fun recipes to try with your kids. Summer doesn’t have to mean all-day snacking or unhealthy meals. There are so many fresh, in-season fruits and veggies that you can try with your kids to experience new tastes. Here are just a few fun, […]