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.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Kids' Safety, Parenting Tips

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 »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Uncategorized

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 »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Jill's Thoughts, Parenting Tips, Uncategorized

Youth Sports – Where Do We Draw the Line?

Posted June 10th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

My 11 year old son is obsessed with baseball. In addition to knowing all the stats and all the players, he plays on a little league travel team which, especially this past year, consumed a big part of his life…and ours. Read the rest of this entry »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Jill's Thoughts, Parenting Tips

“Dear Mom, Your Services Are No Longer Required at My Bake Sale.”

Posted March 9th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Now, this is just plain silly! From the New York Times:

No Brownies at Bake Sales, but Doritos May Be O.K.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Jill's Thoughts, Parenting Tips

Tips On a Touchy Subject

Posted February 23rd, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Well, here I am again with some further thoughts on something with which I am very familiar…childhood obesity. Having been extremely overweight up until the age of 21, I have always been conscious of how I would deal with weight issues with my own children, especially if I had a daughter, which I did, and she is now about to turn 10.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Parenting Tips

Is Soda the New Tobacco?

Posted February 18th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

I’m not sure yet how I feel about this new proposed tax on sugared soda. We don’t drink any sugared soda at all at our house but we have been known to dabble in Diet Coke on occasion. Read the rest of this entry »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Parenting Tips

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 »

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • Twitter
  • email
  • FriendFeed
  • HelloTxt
  • Ping.fm
  • Posterous
  • Print
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • StumbleUpon

Posted in Children's Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Jill's Thoughts, Parenting Tips