The holidays bring joy, traditions and lots of close encounters with friends and family. Any gathering of people is a potential field day for head lice. If someone arrives at a Christmas party with head lice, there is a chance that several others will leave with head lice. So how can you stay lice free this holiday season? Follow these helpful tips! Avoid head to head contact. While lice can't jump or fly, they are transferred through direct contact from one host to another.
The whole month of December is always busy for our family. Between family parties and our usual festivities, the month seems to fly by! Here are 25 Christmas traditions to help spread a little holiday cheer! 1. Have a cookie exchange party. Every guest brings their favorite holiday cookie to share with the rest of the party guests. We love these Andes Mint Cookies! If you are looking for more inspiration, check out our 20 Christmas cookie exchange ideas. 2. Go Christmas carol
Turkey Day will go off without a hitch when you include dishes designed for a kid's picky palate. Try our recipes for childproof twists on Thanksgiving favorites -- that you'll enjoy too from Parents.com. Sweet-Potato Crunch- Sweet potatoes can be a hard sell to the under-10 set. Try sweetening the superfood with orange peel and pumpkin-pie spice, then top with a crunchy layer of corn flakes, brown sugar, and pecans. You just might win a few converts. Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie We
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility. Because masks can limit or block