Children’s Liquid Medicine Dosing In the News

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As you know, we developed KidKupz to not only help children “take the ick out of sick”® and chase away the harsh taste of liquid medications,  but also to help parents ensure their child is always getting the proper dosage.  That is why KidKupz are made using standardized dosage cups with clearly marked measurements – no room for error and the cups can be used with ANY liquid medications.

Clearly, The Journal of the American Medical Association supports our concerns.  Here is the JAMA study, released yesterday.  Important reading for all parents and caregivers.

“ Evaluation of Consistency in Dosing Directions and Measuring Devices for Pediatric Nonprescription Liquid Medications

Also, here is the video from WABC and the esteemed Dr. Jay Adlersberg.

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Food For Thought…Literally

Posted October 19th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

We’ve all heard the buzz about what are considered to be the top “super foods.” These are the foods that offer the greatest health benefits and needless to say, none of them are found at McDonalds. It certainly isn’t news that our kids need to eat more fruits and vegetables, but what may be news to you is that there are certain foods that can actually benefit our childrens’ developing brains. Read the rest of this entry »

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Road Trip!

Posted July 6th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

If you are planning a road trip this summer with the family you are bound to find the back seat of your mini van covered with greasy potato chip bags and empty soda bottles by the time you reach your destination. Let’s face it, chips, soda and snack bars are among the tried and true go-to snacks on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

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Yogurt Tip

Posted May 6th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

We all like to give our kids yogurt to snack on because of the many nutritional benefits, not to mention that we also love to eat it ourselves. The problem I have been finding is that there are just way too many pitfalls in the yogurt aisles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Snacks…The Results Are In

Posted April 27th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As moms, I think it’s safe to say that when we stroll (who am I kidding…race) through the grocery aisles we know when we are putting snacks into our carts that are processed, poor choices. Read the rest of this entry »

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What You Need to Know About Eating Organic

Posted January 28th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Years ago, when the organic food movement first came into our consciousness, I pretty much ignored the whole thing. It wasn’t that I had anything against the idea, it was just that I really didn’t understand what organic meant…and I guess I never really bothered to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Veggies at the White House…But Not My House

Posted January 12th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As I may have mentioned in the past, my nine year old daughter does not and will not eat a single vegetable.  Ever since she was a toddler, I followed the suggestions of experts and continued to put vegetables on her plate at each meal with no discussion and no pressure or threats. Read the rest of this entry »

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Five Resolutions to Help Keep Kids Healthy in 2010

Posted December 31st, 2009 by Jill Addeo | 1 Comment »

It’s New Year’s Eve and everyone is making their resolutions for 2010. Every year we plan to lose weight, stop smoking and remove unnecessary stress from our lives. And every year we usually forget our resolutions by the middle of January. So, this year why not buck up and make a resolution that counts. Resolve to help your kids stay healthy. Read the rest of this entry »

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