It’s almost summer. Millions of Americans will be hitting the road over the next couple of months, traveling to see family, head to the beach or spend a week camping. Vacation time, no matter where you are heading, causing some special needs for skin care. It may be impossible to carry all of your normal skin care products with you or you... Read more
Skin cancer is the most common form of skin cancer in the United States, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, with one in every five people developing skin cancer sometime in their life. We understand that exposure to the sun’s UV rays contributes to skin cancer. Even so, some scientists aren’t sure that limiting our sun exposure... Read more
This week Angelina Jolie told the world she had a double mastectomy, not because she had cancer, but because she wanted to prevent, or at least greatly reduce her risk, of future cancers. Jolie’s mother died of ovarian cancer in 2007 after a 10 year battle with cancer. As a result, Jolie was tested to see if she had a mutated BRCA1 gene,... Read more
For some children, homesickness lasts about 5 minutes. Once they meet the other children and find activities they enjoy, they are off and running. While they may miss Mom and Dad and think about home, they can put aside feelings of homesickness and relish the summer camp experience. For other children, however, separation anxiety gets in the way.... Read more
Summer camp, especially a sleep-over camp, is a scary proposition. When your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) you worry. You know that any frustration can escalate into a meltdown at any time, you know your child has trouble socializing with other children.
Summer camp is a big step – for both you and your child. It is a... Read more