Grief for people who have lost a child may intensify over the holidays. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Blue Christmas

Dealing with Grief Over the Holidays Although many songs insist the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, it can be the worst for families grieving the loss of a child. “Their grief intensifies because the rest of the world seems to be happy and cheery and
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Not all childhood falls can be prevented, but many can be. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Prevent Childhood Falls

Protect Your Child from Injury Due to Falls Some falls are just part of childhood. Learning to walk and nursing scraped knees are milestones that few kids escape. But more serious tumbles – from beds, stairs, playground equipment and windows – are often the most easily prevented.
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When playing or exercising outdoors in the summer heat, children should take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Summer Safety

Protecting Children from the Heat Hot temperatures and high humidity can put nearly anyone at risk for dehydration and heat stroke, but children are especially vulnerable. A deadly phenomenon seen every summer is children being left in or becoming trapped in hot cars. These
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