I’m a mom. And I live in Boca Raton. Hooray! I personally think our town has everything you need (and more) to raise an awesome kid. Otherwise, I wouldn’t be writing this blog. But where do we stand when it comes to health? Boca Raton, Florida is the healthiest place to raise a child. Or is it?
I reached out to the board certified pediatricians at Boca VIPediatrics to find out the facts…
Here are our Top 5 reasons why Boca Raton is the healthiest place to raise a child:
If I had to pick just one, the word I’d choose to represent 2020 would be: safety. Keeping our kids safe is at the top of every parent’s list and this year was quite a doozy. It’s pretty much our number one job aside from keeping the snacks flowing. And with the holidays coming, my partner West Boca Medical Center and I wanted to offer some valuable gift and toy safety advice for parents.
These days, a mom can’t be too careful. Between the global pandemic and general (overall) worry about the safety and well-being of our children, parenting can feel like a veritable minefield sometimes.
And if you’re a small business that works with kids? There are a TON of new safety factors that leadership has to consider now. Even just running my small group of “Mommy & Me” classes, I’ve had to consider everything from mandatory mask-wearing for mommies to social distancing sharing circles.