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How to Talk Hygiene to your Kids Without Scaring Them

Kids know to wash their hands. But so do adults, and that doesn’t change the all too common occurrence where we notice somebody leaving the bathroom without washing their hands. What’s the...

Can Stress Actually Make You Sick?

It shrinks your brain, and damages your heart muscle, bone mineral density and respiratory system. It makes your immune system more vulnerable, and increases your kids’ chance to suffer a hereditary...

Best of Dallas 2017: Healthy Kids Awards with Dallas Moms Blog

Ready, set, VOTE! Dallas Moms Blog and Solv launch the nomination for the “Best of Dallas: Healthy Kids Awards.” The mission is to provide Dallas families with a simple guide for living an overall...

How to Describe Medical Symptoms to Your Doctor

Humans experience pain and discomfort differently and articulating the nuances around what you are feeling is not an easy task. This comes as no surprise as until we are at the doctor’s office or fa...

5 Sunscreen Myths and How to Choose a Great One

“Don’t forget your sunscreen!” Mom yells as you dart out the back door. You probably grabbed the closest tube without checking the expiration date and assumed the higher the SPF, the better. We...

Ticked Off: Top 10 Signs of Ticks & How to Prevent Illness

Sometimes the smallest pests are the scariest. This summer, ticks are a national concern. Why are they suddenly all over the news? NPR reported that over the past 50 years, scientists have found 11 ot...