Chicken Pox, also known as Varicella-zoster virus, is a common virus that is best known for the itchy rash it causes. Commonly diagnosed in children, chicken pox is a relatively mild disease but as with all viruses, it can be dangerous to a few collections of people.

As a pediatrician’s office, we are routinely asked about the chicken pox, the rash, symptoms, and the varicella vaccine. Read on for more information about what chicken pox is and what you can do if your child contracts it.


Halloween is an exciting time for kids and parents alike, so when it comes to Halloween safety tips, you may have overlooked some key factors that could keep your kids (and you!) safe during your outing.

Whether you’re trick or treating at the mall, a parking lot, or your friendly neighborhood, these Halloween safety tips are sure to keep the fun alive, while also preventing any tragedies.


As we approach warmer weather, we get a lot of parent inquiries about swim lessons and swim safety. If you’ve asked yourself if infant swim lessons are necessary, or whether the lessons themself are safe, you’re not alone.

Swimming can be a wonderful way to bond with your child, but you want to make sure that your child has a healthy appreciation for the dangers that surround water play.

Read on for some of the unique benefits of swim lessons, the fun that they bring, and why it’s so important to start your child as early as possible so that they develop a healthy relationship with pools, beaches, and water parks.


Do you long for a “silent night”?

Use these sleep training tips to help the whole family sleep tight.


As a new parent, your life will revolve around three things: feeding your baby, changing diapers, and getting them to actually sleep!

There are lots of doctors, bloggers, and experts, each with their own sleep training methods, many of which contradict each other.

In this article, we’ll cut through the noise to give you some basic sleep training tips you can use to help your baby (and you!) get more sleep.


Do you have a tiny person with a big opinion?

Here are some toddler lunch ideas to help you avoid those lunchtime tantrums.


At some point in a toddler’s young life, s/he will likely become very selective about what they eat.

Fortunately, there are a lot of options when it comes to quick, easy, and healthy toddler lunches. Read on for tips on toddler meal ideas and some fun things you can do to get your them to eat it.

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