All posts by Heidi Borst

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Take a minute to think about how much time you spend, daily, using some form of media. More than likely, your cell phone has turned into a fifth appendage. What about our kids? In today’s world, media use is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid, or even limit. Offering a little wiggle room to parents, the

Danger! Kids in Hot Cars

Ever run into a store for a minute, leaving your child to wait in the car? Or worse, imagine this scenario: you’re so preoccupied with getting to work on time, you forget your sleeping child is still in the backseat! When you remember, will it be too late? It may seem impossible, but accidents like

When the Baby Blues Linger

What do you envision when you picture your first moments with baby? Most likely, the image you see is one of pure bliss and celebration, bonding with your little one. Yet, when the time comes, juggling the unexpected responsibilities of a newborn coupled with serious sleep deprivation can leave new moms struggling to find time

Healthy pregnancy tips

We asked three local moms for advice on staying healthy, stress free, and level-headed during pregnancy, plus tips on how to take time to pamper yourself (a must!). Our panel: Janette Pande, mother of Maya, 8, and Avi, 4, Leandra Hutchinson, mom to Hannah, 5.5, and Lilly, 2, and Nicole Hauser, mother of Gibson, 3.5,

Don’t Leave Your Child’s Safety to Chance

It may not seem like there’s a large margin for error when it comes to properly installing a car seat, yet locally, there is an 80 percent misuse rate with car seats– that’s right, four out of five kids are not as safe as they should be, according to Gina Veres, supervisor, Injury Prevention &