Healthy Kids

  • 8 Fireworks Safety Tips you Need to Know

    How to keep your family safe this July 4th

    8 tips for keeping kids, pets and more safe during firework season this summer. read more »
  • Should you stop using sunscreen?

    Safely protect your family from the sun

    Are the chemicals in sunscreen dangerous? Experts and local moms weigh in on safe options to protect your family from dangerous UV rays. read more »
  • Mental Health Month: Raising Awareness & Fighting Stigmas

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    While Hudson Valley Parent makes an effort year round to bring light to raise awareness and support families with mental illnesses including depression, eating disorders, and OCD, May gives us a chance to come together as a community to show support to those who suffer. read more »
  • How Safe Are Your Kids Online?

    A Hudson Valley Man sentenced to prison for sexually exploiting children- Keep your kids safe

    A Hudson Valley man from New Paltz was sentenced to 30 years in prison after confessing he used PS4, Skype, Zoom and cell phones to sexually exploit four children ages 11-13. The digital world is evolving on the daily basis, presenting a challenge for parents to keep up. But you need to try! read more »
  • New Study Says Sunscreen May be Causing More Harm Than we Thought

    Potentially unsafe levels of chemicals are entering the bloodstream

    For years we have been told to slather our kids with sunscreen before heading outdoors. But Monday, a new study by the Food and Drug Administration revealed chemical levels that far exceeded the FDA-set threshold were absorbed into the human body just one day after use. read more »
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    Expert tips: Protect your family from ticks and Lyme disease

    Lyme disease and the other tick borne diseases are very prevalent here in the Hudson Valley. They all usually surface with similar symptoms: a bull’s eye rash, fever, chills, fatigue, and muscle pain or soreness. However, do not assume that no symptoms = no disease. read more »