Showing posts from May, 2019

3 Tips for Selecting Your Child's Dentist

Those who fear dentists often cite traumatic childhood experiences as the reason why they're frightened. As a parent, you know that your child's dental health plays a large role in his or her overall health, so you want your son or daughter to have positive dental experiences. Here are three tips you can follow to make sure that a dentist will treat your child with care and sensitivity. Find Out If They Allow Parents in the Room It's long been a common practice that a parent is present during a child's initial dental exam. However, the debate continues as to whether or not a parent's presence or lack thereof during dental treatment makes a difference in a child's anxiety levels . In recent years, more pediatric dental practices are allowing it, even having parents hold smaller children instead of having them sit in a chair. Not all practices permit this, so if this is important to you, then make sure you ask about parental presence policies when re

How to Prep for Your Outdoor Party

If you're in the midst of planning a birthday party for your child, you're probably really excited about the big day. To help make sure that your child really enjoys the party, you're probably focused on preparation. These are a few tips to help you prep for your son or daughter's outdoor party. Clean up the Yard First of all, you'll want to clean up your yard. Not only will a clean and tidy yard look better on the day of the party, but picking up lawn debris makes a safer environment for the kids. In addition to picking up smaller items, keep an eye out for larger hazards in your yard. For example, tree stumps are often overlooked but should be removed to prevent injury on your property. Additionally, cutting the grass helps cut down on pests that might otherwise invade your yard on party day. Ensure There are Ample Bathroom Facilities You'll definitely want to make sure that you have enough bathrooms for everyone. If you want to make sure you