Temperatures are rising and that only means one thing... summer is here!
Parents need to be prepared for a variety of summer outings whether it's going on vacation or making a trip to the park.
I recommend putting together a summer safety kit and keeping it in a convenient place so it's easy to grab when heading out the door.
Some important items that should be in this kit include:
Just about two years ago, I was asked to chair the upcoming 2011 Conference on Spirituality in Pediatrics. Little did I know at the time what an amazing journey this would be! It seemed like I had so much time to plan and now I find that it is just around the corner. It will be held October 26-28, 2011 at the Marriott Medical Center.
It's a red, white and blue themed weekend and I'm sure many of you are gearing up for a festive Fourth of July. But whether you're planning a family barbecue, heading to see a fireworks show or taking a dip in the pool, I want to remind parents to take extra safety precautions this weekend.