Get your motors running! Every once in a while you can bump into something more fabulous than the BBQ corn at a local street fair and that’s exactly what happened when I found Backseat Driver’s booth. Working out of a garage, sisters Kimberlee and Sarah have created adorable designed onesies, toddler tops, burp cloths and bibs. And, even better, their pricing leaves you [Read more…] about Toddler and Baby Clothing That’ll Get Your Heart Racing
Dr. Gillin answered our questions on whether she’s treated patients with Swine Flu, what concerns she has been hearing from parents, the measures being taken in California and more.
Now that California Governor Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency, what can we expect as far as a vaccine in California? When do you guess pediatrician offices will offer them?
It takes time to develop a vaccine to any virus. It will take some time to develop and manufacture and test a vaccine. Although the U.S. is prepared to develop [Read more…] about Swine Flu: What the Pediatrician Community is Saying Today (4/29) and More
As a follow up to Monday night’s post on Swine Flu, Dr. Gillin said this morning, “As you know, there has been the first death- in a toddler. Again, time will tell. Every year we have deaths of infants, children, and adults due to influenza. Time will tell whether this flu is acting like a typical flu in the U.S., or anything more.”
According to the Associated Press, the U.S.’s first death due to Swine Flu was a 23-month-old who had recently travelled from Mexico to Texas. Read more here.
Google is tracking Swine Flu outbreaks. Click here to see the map.
Please remember Dr. Gillin’s advice, “Use good hygiene and [Read more…] about Swine Flu: First Death in U.S. is a Toddler — Deaths Due to Influenza Happen Every Year
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For Wednesday April 29 post, “Swine Flu: What the Pediatrician Community is Saying Today and More,” Click here.
Monday, April 27
With three boys in school and a teacher herself, Breezy Mama Maya –like many of us — is beginning to feel the panic over the sudden outbreak of the Swine Flu. We turned to Pediatrician Shakha Gillin, M.D., F.A.A.P to get the facts on the symptoms, treatment and how to avoid it.
Can you tell us about the Swine Flu? What is it? How serious is it?
The Swine Flu is an H1N1 Influenza A virus, that originated in pigs, but now has demonstrated human to human transmission.
Why is there suddenly panic seemingly spreading over this particular virus?
The panic has been spreading for several reasons. [Read more…] about Swine Flu: A Pediatrician Discusses the Symptoms, Treatment and Why the Sudden Panic
Putting their spin on the classics or singing their originals, one of Breezy Mama’s favorite bands Hullabaloo has given new meaning to “kid’s” music. Singer Steve Denyes gave Breezy the scoop on what it’s like for he and drummer Brendan Kremer to be children’s entertainers that grown-ups enjoy.
We love your saying “We’re putting the music back in kid’s music!” because we agree! How did you and Brendan meet?
Steve: Brendan and I met in Kindergarten. We first played music together in the 5th grade band. Brendan played the baritone horn and I played the trombone. Our first songs were “Twinkle, Twinkle” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” Little did we know those songs would be our biggest hits decades later!
At what point did you decide to conquer the kid genre?
Steve: I recorded an album of classic kid’s songs shortly after my nieces were born as Christmas present for them. One thing lead to another and it turned into [Read more…] about Life as a Kid Entertainer: Hullabaloo Singer Tells All