Having a child is one of life’s biggest miracles…and for good reason! It’s a beautiful experience holding your baby in your arms for the first time and realizing that there is literally nothing you wouldn’t do for them. But, it’s also only after birth that you realize what a HUGE responsibility it is to be in charge of someone else’s life. One important decision that us parents need to consider when our kids are young is whether or not to preserve their teeth (once they start losing them). Did you know you can now choose to store your child’s teeth?
It’s a concept that might sound strange to many, including me. However, teeth banking is a legitimate process that has various health benefits. You might have second thoughts because of the fees most services charge for storing your child’s teeth. However, it is most definitely something that you should discuss with your partner. Continue reading Teeth Banking: What Boca Parents Need to Know
I partnered with CeraVe for this post.
Any parent who’s ever tried to convince an impatient, dripping-wet child to wear a bucket hat…or to let you reapply their sunscreen knows the challenges that come with safeguarding kids’ skin. Even on cloudy days, there’s still no relief. Ultraviolet rays can cause sun damage before you’ve had a chance to blow up your pool floats! (And we LOVE our pool floats.) That’s why I am excited to share some parenting hacks for sun protection as we enter the hot, South Florida summer months ahead.
The Skin Cancer Foundation reports that more people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer annually than all other cancers combined. Even just a few sunburns can increase a person’s risk. And we certainly know how that goes in Boca Raton! On average, the likelihood of developing melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, doubles after more than five sunburns. Continue reading 5 Parenting Hacks for Summer Sun Protection (That Also Work for Mom!)
Patients with special needs are best defined as those who require special consideration due to physical, mental, emotional or behavioral impairment. Whatever impairment they face, it is likely to limit their day to day activities in some way. Healthcare for a child with special needs, in specific, requires specialized training as to not aggravate the person on the receiving end of any treatment.
A child with special needs faces a higher risk of contracting gum disease and tooth decay. This is exactly why good dental care is a very important part of your child’s health. Finding the right dentist for your child is what is going to ensure that they get the best possible care! Here are a few factors to take into consideration while looking for a dentist… Continue reading Finding the Right Dentist for Your Child with Special Needs
MOMpreneur: n. defined as a female business owner who is actively balancing the role of mom and the role of entrepreneur.
Welcome to our latest installment of MOMpreneur Monday, highlighting businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow mommas!
Today’s featured Modern Boca MOMpreneur is Lori Lundin-Fish, PhD, LMFT. She’s the owner of Palm Beach Therapy Center in Boca Raton and a licensed marriage & family therapist!