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Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief: Ways to Help

Amidst the flooding, displacement, and disaster caused by Hurricane Harvey, we want to direct our community towards resources and organizations that can help provide disaster relief. The fastest and e...

What you need to know about sport injuries this school year

Playing sports is part of most childhoods. Physical education first entered the school system in 1820 and became an official requirement by law by 1855. Sports and physical education are not only part...

5 Back to School Tips: Directly from the School Nurse

We spoke to Amy Huey, head school nurse at University Park Elementary, to hear her top 5 tips for parents before sending kids back to school. With back to school around the corner, families across the...

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...

Discounts at the Doctor’s Office?

The healthcare system can be complicated. It often feels overwhelming. Between headlines and legislation, finding and understanding the right insurance, securing a doctor’s appointment, navigati...

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...

Top 6 Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Immediate Treatments

Summer in Texas is sweltering. While this doesn’t stop us from enjoying the sunshine, it’s crucial to know when your body needs a break. We handed out wallet-sized “Signs of Heat Exhaustion” c...

Top 5 Summer Illnesses-And How to Prevent Them

The sun, the beach, the pool—summer’s the best for kids. But all that outdoor time also makes it a ripe season for certain illnesses. Here’s how to protect your family from summer’s top 5 most...

When Should You Go to Urgent Care Over the Emergency Room?

Don’t be hit with an unexpected medical bill. It can be terrifying when your child gets sick enough to warrant an immediate trip to the doctor. If your regular pediatrician isn’t available, yo...

Immunity Boosting Tips to Fight Schoolyard Germs

Children are curious. They touch everything they can get their hands on. And when they’re at school or day care, they’re constantly around other kids who do the same. Unfortunately, this translate...