Boston Babies is honored to feature Allyce DiNapoli, RN, who speaks to readers on the importance of immunization.
Boston Babies is always looking for ways to provide information to readers on a myriad of hot topics, from current trends and best practices to gear, enrichment programs and family focused activities. The goal is to serve as a resource to families looking to raise children in and around the city.
In addition, Boston Babies is very fortunate to work with child care providers and feature posts by such professionals in early childhood development, education and the health industry. These posts are meant to convey information on important issues that plague parents. Differentiating fact from fiction will allow families to make educated decisions based on research, science and guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other similarly reputable resources versus sensational stories and myths suggested by celebrities.
In this media driven age, there is so much information immediately accessible at your fingertips, it is essential to be discerning when making decisions that will affect your family.
In the below post, Allyce DiNapoli, RN, speaks to the importance of vaccinations, including details about immunization and tips on how to keep your family healthy. She also discusses the controversy surrounding ABC after they hired an anti-vaccine advocate as a new co-host for their day time talk show. Continue Reading
There is a certain simplicity to the summer that can be refreshing for families. However, while implementing structure back in to your family’s life may at first feel challenging, you and your little one will soon find a way to balance the fun of the summer with the set routine of the fall.
While even Boston Babies has taken a slight hiatus this summer, it is time to get back to basics and reacquaint yourself with the hustle and bustle of the fall season. Sending your kids to class, managing a stricter schedule, and planning out your days can feel like a daunting task after you spent months enjoying a more relaxed routine filled with sun, sand and summer trips.
However, there is some solace in leaving those bohemian summer days behind you as your prepare for a more set schedule for you and your Boston Baby. While no one will deny the energy and excitement that comes from spending a summer with friends and family, many Moms will also admit that there is some comfort that comes from reestablishing balance and structure back in to their families’ lives.
So enjoy the rest of your summer, as you slowly prepare to fall back to basics this season with some helpful tips from Shari Kurtzman, Regional Assistant For Kids Only (FKO) Manger for the Sports Club/LA-Boston and Chestnut Hill. With a background in early childhood development, Shari will provide you with some ways to help support your child as they transition from a more relaxed routine during the summer, to a more structured schedule for the fall.
See below for best practices and enrichment classes that will allow your little one to still let loose, while they learn…combining the support and challenge required to help them meet their potential. Continue Reading