Health & Development

Homemade Baby Food

When my son was 4 months old, he was diagnosed with a serious milk-protein allergy. I was faced with a decision: Do I make his baby food or buy prepared food from the store? For me, the answer was to make all his food. For you, the answer may be the same, but for different reasons.

Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car

Children, cars and heat are a potentially deadly combination. Between 1998 and 2006, more than 320 children — most of them 3 and younger — died from heat stroke while trapped in a vehicle. Most parents know the importance of buckling up their children on every ride, but nearly 10 percent of motor vehicle-related deaths are considered non-traffic-related.