Teething pain can be almost as frustrating for caregivers as it is painful for little ones. A popular numbing cream treatment for teething has recently been removed from the market by manufacturers after the Food and Drug Administration warned parents about the dangers of the numbing agent benzocaine and requested that companies stop selling the product for children.
As parents and caregivers, we take our child’s health seriously baby proofing our homes, teaching our children how to swim and reminding them to wear a helmet while riding a bike. But along with those physical safeguards, a child’s emotional well-being is just as important when it comes to growing to become a healthy, happy adult.
Alarmed by that angry red rash splashed across your child’s body? Rashes run the spectrum, signaling anything from a mild viral infection to a chronic or even life-threatening illness.
In the fall of 2017, Cindy Hill and her husband, Jason, felt helpless when it came to their three-year-old daughter’s behavior. Lauren was having major meltdowns as well as acting very defiant and aggressive. While preschool meltdowns are typical, Hill describes Lauren’s as “all day meltdowns, over anything and everything.”
Cortney Mumaugh, owner of Little Monkey Kitchen, began the business shortly after her son was diagnosed with food allergies. Once she perfected baking allergy-friendly treats for her own family, it didn’t take long before others with food allergies were requesting baked goods.