Is your little one teething? If so, hold off on the over-the-counter products such as Anbesol and Baby Orajel. Did you know that children under two and some adults are susceptible to a rare but serious–and sometimes fatal–condition called methemoglobinemia which greatly reduces the amount of oxygen carried through the bloodstream. And children under 2 years old appear to be at particular risk. [Read more...]
Since I live in southern California I wear sunscreen all year around. Even Little Pumpkin Doodle knows that when she plays at day care to ask for sunscreen before she heads outside. Since summer is around the corner, I thought it was time to purchase new sunblock.