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A Super Bowl Spin on Root Beer Floats

A Super Bowl Spin on Root Beer Floats

There’s a lot to be excited about with this weekend’s Super Bowl, including fierce competition between the Pats and the Rams, a strong halftime lineup featuring Maroon 5, and, of course, the delicious food we’ll be eating throughout the game. The Local...

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

Right around now, between soaking up the end of summer and racing through your family’s back-to-school checklist, you’re probably trying to schedule your child’s yearly well visit with their pediatrician – including that old standby, the annual flu shot. But this year, there’s a twist: A COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12 could be ready soon, too. Should you try to space out your child’s vaccinations? Plan them together? What’s safe, and what’s even possible? For answers, we turned to Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children’s.

Children’s Sports Medicine: The 7 Steps Young Athletes Should Take to Prevent Injuries

Children’s Sports Medicine: The 7 Steps Young Athletes Should Take to Prevent Injuries

After a long winter and a year with more limited activity, many of us are eager to see our kids get back out there, playing sports and getting much needed physical activity!! That said, if your child is an athlete, you’re probably cheering them on one minute – and the next, holding your breath that they don’t get hurt. Have you heard of sports overuse injuries? These injuries aren’t something you can see from the stands, like a collision or a fall. They start small, and are easy for athletes to ignore at first. If you catch this type of injury early enough, they’re no big deal. But if you wait, an overuse injury can turn into something serious – in the worst case, even impacting your child’s bone growth. So if you have an athlete in your life, what should they – and you – look for?

Newtown MediSpa

Newtown MediSpa

The following post is written by Debra Sullivan, PA-C and Owner of Newtown MediSpa. In 2012, Debra opened Newtown MediSpa offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, wellness, and pampering. Today, with locations in both Newtown &...

Genius on the Go: Tips to Avoid Email Hackers

Genius on the Go: Tips to Avoid Email Hackers

We’ve all seen them a million times… email spoofing and phishing. It’s when hackers trick users into thinking an email is coming from a legitimate source (Amazon, Apple, LinkedIn, etc.) to capture sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credit card...

The Latest in Migraine Treatments

The Latest in Migraine Treatments

Dr. Kate Mullin is the Medical Director of Clinical Research at the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache (NEINH), a multi-disciplinary, tertiary care neurology and headache center headquartered in Stamford, CT. (To learn more about Dr. Mullin...

ShelfGenie: An Organizing Expert’s Secret Weapon

ShelfGenie: An Organizing Expert’s Secret Weapon

This interview with ShelfGenie's Alex Modica, conducted by organizing expert Seana Turner, originally appeared on TheSeanaMethod.com.    One of the first people I met when I entered the professional organizing world was Alex Modica. He is the owner of...

Medical Massage: A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Medical Massage: A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Let's face it, we don't have the time to be unhealthy. We all have a lot on our plates – caring for kids, homes, pets, spouses, & possibly parents – all while managing career aspirations and self-care.  We have to be efficient, organized, and "on" at all times....

Meet a Mom: The Affair’s Brooke Lyons

Meet a Mom: The Affair’s Brooke Lyons

This week, meet actress Brooke Lyons. Like all of us, Brooke wears several hats—she’s Mom to 18-month-old Sebastian (“Bash”) as well as a 10-year-old Shih Tzu, Lucy. She’s a wife, married to producer Max Osswald. She’s also a working actress—currently, you...

Spring Break Guide: Naples

Spring Break Guide: Naples

Planning a southwest Florida spring break getaway? We turned to our Naples experts—The Naples Moms—for local recommendations, from hotels to activities. For more Florida trip ideas, don’t miss our Spring Break Guides for The Florida Keys and Palm...

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