Cold or Flu?

Here is the next post in the series I did for A Musing Maralee’s blog.  I answer some of her reader questions concerning the common cold and influenza infections.  You can find the original blog post here. What is the biggest mistake you see parents making in...

What should you know about fevers?

I was recently asked by Maralee Bradley, host of a great blog on adopting, parenting, and fostering children entitled A Musing Maralee, to answer some of her reader generated questions on fevers, the common cold, and influenza.  I’ve had the privilege to do this...

Fever Without Fear – HealthyChildren.org

So it’s 2A.M. and your son wakes you up crying.  As you touch him you notice he is burning up.  What should you do and (more importantly) why should you do it? Here’s a good article written by American Academy of Pediatrics on dealing with fever. ...