Are you thinking of skipping your kid’s next pediatrician visit? Think again. Young children who missed more than half of recommended well-child visits had up to twice the risk of hospitalization compared to children who attended most of their visits, according to a study in the American Journal of Managed Care.
Children with chronic conditions like asthma and heart disease were even more likely to be hospitalized when they missed visits, according to the study. In fact, children with chronic conditions who missed more than half of the recommended well-child visits had more than three times the risk of being hospitalized compared to children with chronic conditions who attended most of their visits. Continue Reading →
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Wouldn’t you just love celebrate the 4th of July in style this year? This Landmann Big Sky Fire Pit would be the perfect place to cook up some hot dogs and end the evening with warm, toasted marshmallows for s’mores. Continue Reading →
Summer is here. It’s time to get out the swimsuits, oversized towels and head for the beach! We’re in the Midwest, but Lake Michigan offers up a terrific beach. So embrace those books about the beach and kick off the summer.
Welcome to Monday Kid Corner!
A wrap-up of wonderful family-friendly projects, activities, ideas and articles from the past week. Be sure to share your own kid-focused ideas with us.
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But first, some of the entries from last week that caught my eye:
What is it with men and statistics? All I know it’s been a long-term love affair between dudes and their data. So what to get dad this Father’s Day? How about teaching the kiddos some Father’s Day facts to impress Dad.