RN Remedies

How to Help Your Child Lose Weight Safely


How many fast food restaurants have you driven through at 6 p.m. on a work night, with a hungry child in the back seat? Many of us have, and as parents we likely feel guilty. Childhood obesity is rapidly on […] Read More

Why Summer Camp is Healthy for Your Child


It’s summer and that means summer camp is officially in session! My summer camp experiences are some of my best childhood memories. Camp is an excellent activity for kids because it keeps them active and physically fit, allows them to […] Read More

What Parents Need to Know About Botulism


On our inpatient unit of pediatric patients with gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, we often see babies with issues related to eating. Some babies can’t eat normally. This means they do not take in enough calories, or there is some problem with […] Read More

Un-Shelling Peanut Allergy


During my childhood things were different—we drank water from a garden hose, played outside until our parents told us to come home and we ate lots and lots of peanuts. Peanuts were a staple in many households during my childhood, […] Read More

Meet our New Blogger, Danielle Smith, RN


Danielle is new to the RN Remedies® Program and we look forward to her helpful blog posts to help parents and caregivers. We sat down with Danielle to learn more about what inspires her. Danielle has an 8-year-old son, Matthew, […] Read More

Nail Health Tips for You and Your Child


When I was a kid I didn’t enjoy having my nails trimmed. I always worried that my mom was going to cut them too short or that it would hurt. Nail trimming and care can be a big source of […] Read More

Sunscreen Education 101


With so many types of sunscreens available, it is easy to get overwhelmed at the local drug store. Before you buy a bottle of sunscreen, let’s review some of the basics. Understanding what you might see on sunscreen labels will […] Read More

Cat Allergy Tips for Parents


Growing up in London, England, we had a cat, as well as other animals including rabbits, chicken and one tortoise. Since then, we have carried on the tradition with two to three cats at any given time. You can imagine […] Read More

13 Fun Fitness Tips and Ideas


Did you know May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month? Even though it’s one month, being active and participating in sports should be a year-round thing, even during the winter. However, with summer approaching, there is no better time […] Read More

Turn up the Heat on Burn Injury Prevention


The heat is on in Southern California, which increases the risk for sun burn and other types of burn injury. Since May is National Trauma Awareness Month, I was inspired to write about burns. The American Burn Association states that […] Read More

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