5 Aug · Linda Searles · No Comments

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate

For some parents, vaccines represent a threat to their child’s health and safety but, for the vast majority of parents, vaccinating their child is a given. “Seventy years ago, we didn’t have to sell vaccines to people because those diseases were a real threat,” Brian Zikmund-Fisher, an associate professor of health behavior and health education …


21 Jul · Linda Searles · No Comments

Diapers: Disposable or Cloth?

Cloth Diapers Pros: While cloth diapers come with a larger initial investment, they are much cheaper over the long run than disposable diapers. Since cloth diapers are less absorbent than disposables (con) you will need to change diaper more often-hence less diaper rash. (pro) It may be easier to start potty training because kids will …