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Dr. Travis Stork and Simply Saline discuss “Five Tips to Ring in Spring”

Dr. Travis Stork and Simply Saline discuss “Five Tips to Ring in Spring”




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Rio 2 flies into theaters

Rio 2 flies into theaters

RIO 2Rio 2, the follow-up to 2011’s Rio, continues the tale of Blu and Jewel (Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway, respectively), believed to be the last two blue Spix’s macaws. As we learn quickly in Rio 2, however, they’re far from alone— the film centers not only on Blu and Jewel adjusting to family life with three children of their own, but also on the discovery that there is a whole flock of blue…

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Parenting Struggles? There’s an APP for that!

Parenting Struggles? There’s an APP for that!

3 General - 1 Kiddie's world sleeping and openingshot - Kiddie AppAs a dad of a three year old boy and one on the way, the wife and I decided it was time to get the little guy potty trained before his sister joined the party.  That being said, like most 3 year olds Brady is a very stubborn kid, so we knew we were about to endeavor on a challenging journey.  Wow were we wrong and that’s for one reason, the Kiddie App!

As you know, there are literally millions of…

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Five Ways Parents Should Teach Their Kids to Forgive

Five Ways Parents Should Teach Their Kids to Forgive

10-ways-love-yourselfAs parents we must teach our children the realities of life.  Life hurts us, people hurt us, we hurt other people and we hurt ourselves. That is what relationships and life are about. The sooner we let our children in on this secret the healthier their life-approach will be. We must teach that life is not built to be fair. The relationships our children have will, for certain, be their greatest…

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6 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Nasal Congestion

6 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Nasal Congestion

nasalChildren’s nasal congestion is a problem that every parent has to deal with at some point. Especially with the spring here, there is a good chance that parents will have to contend with this issue at least for a few days during the season. A challenge for parents is finding effective ways to help their children breathe better.

The good news is that the more parents know about nasal congestion and…

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Walking With Dinosaurs walking into your home on Blu-ray & DVD

Walking With Dinosaurs walking into your home on Blu-ray & DVD

1393879010-WWDBDShown as part of the NYC Children’s Film Festival and based upon the BBC series of the same name, Walking With Dinosaurs, the movie, was a 3D visual delight.

Walking With Dinosaurs was created as a family film about dinosaurs during the Late Cretaceous period. The movie featured stunning visuals with on point CGI and lavish scenery filmed in Alaska and New Zealand. Starring John Leguizamo, Justin…

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Kidfresh Frozen dinners while enjoying Disney’s Frozen movie

Kidfresh Frozen dinners while enjoying Disney’s Frozen movie

products-frozen-wagonwheels-lg-disneyA while ago we discovered Kidfresh meals for my son… he loves them… Wagon Wheels Mac + Cheese and the Muy Cheesy Quesadillasare his favorites. The meals are actually fairly healthy and he loves them. When you have a picky eater (and we all know that at some point your kid will be a picky eater). These have been AWESOME! I could go thru a list of 20 things for dinner some cooking, some ordering…

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Scooby-Doo: Wrestlemania Mystery is out now on DVD

Scooby-Doo: Wrestlemania Mystery is out now on DVD

MV5BNjE3NzE1MDQ2Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNDMyNzE4MDE@._V1_SY317_CR6,0,214,317_Scooby-Doo: Wrestlemania Mysteryfollows Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, and the rest of Mystery, Inc. to WWE city after Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to Wrestlemania. But when the friends arrive there, they realize that WWE City is being plagued by mysterious attacks from a ghostly bear that threatens to bring an end to Wrestlemania and the WWE itself! Scooby and the gang team up with a host of WWE…

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Childproofing Revisited: Bumping up the Babyproofing for Baby #2

Childproofing Revisited: Bumping up the Babyproofing for Baby #2

nycheadshotHaving baby #2 put safety back on our radar. We had the Manhattan apartment professionally childproofed by my friend, Child Safety Expert Kimberlee Mitchell, and her team for baby #1 but we’ve since moved and need a refresher; a babyproofing bump if you will. This time around I wanted to tap into the knowledge and tips gleaned from baby #1 and DIY childproof my own home to save some cash.  So I…

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7 tips for keeping kids safe

7 tips for keeping kids safe

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip, explore. It’s part of being a kid. But we can protect them from serious injuries.  Preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the U.S. and each year a million families around the world lose a child to these injuries.

1.       Tug on your kid’s car seat where the seat belt goes.

2.       Se…

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