Fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the Fourth of July. But fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. If fireworks are legal where you live and you decide to set them off on your own, we urge that you follow these important safety tips.
While up to 80 percent of moms experience some tearfulness, mood swings, and crying shortly after the birth of a baby—often called the “baby blues”—symptoms that get worse or last longer than two weeks may indicate postpartum depression.
A warm spring and the onset of summer means Oklahomans are enjoying outdoor activities. But a bite from a tick could quickly put a damper on the fun. Here are helpful tips to prevent tick bites.
Whether you are a green thumb or a novice with little space to spare, you can grow a garden with your kids and have fun doing it! Here are six easy steps for your family to get their garden growing.
Sunbeam Family Services will host two, free community workshops on how to talk to children about natural disasters, specifically the tornadoes that have affected our community.
As Oklahomans gear up for a summer of fun activities on the water, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages everyone to observe healthy swimming behaviors as they increase their physical activity and enjoy their leisure time.
We’ve heard so much about the summer slide for school-age kids and how we can keep our kids learning, but what about our smaller kids? There are plenty of opportunities to keep your youngest kids learning, too. Here are a few books to try!
Text4Baby is a free service for expectant and new mothers providing text messages on prenatal care, baby health, parenting, and more. Other caregivers of infants are also encouraged to participate.
A national series of live readings that celebrates Mother’s Day and benefits local communities, Listen to Your Mother (LTYM) first began in 2010 under the direction of Ann Imig, who was inspired by the stories of bloggers at the BlogHer conference in 2009. From that first 2010 show in Madison, Wisconsin, LTYM in 2013 will be held in 24 cities across the country this spring, including Oklahoma City.
The OKC Boathouse District recently unveiled its new Youth Zone, designed to inspire physical activity and improve health and wellness.