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RED, WHITE, BLUE AND BOOM

By |June 25th, 2019|

City of West Palm Beach announces plans for annual 4th on Flagler Nearly 100,000 guests of all ages are expected to show up at the City of West Palm Beach’s 31st annual 4th on Flagler celebration - many dressed in red, white and blue – and all looking forward to the time when the fireworks go ‘boom.’ The Independence Day celebration is one of the largest free events in South Florida. The event takes place along Flagler Drive [...]

Smart Ways to Fuel Kids this Summer

By |July 12th, 2018|

Parents may be wondering how to ensure their children are staying hydrated, maintaining healthy diets and getting the nutrients they need during the summer months. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the reality is one out of two kids ages 9 and up are missing out on key nutrients like calcium, vitamin D and potassium – putting them at risk for serious health issues. Pediatrician [...]

Summer Survival Insect Repellant and Sunscreen Guide

By |July 3rd, 2018|

BY DR. Scott Fisch, DO, FAAP Living in a place where millions come to vacation each year most definitely has its benefits.  Unfortunately, enjoying the year round sunshine does come at a cost.  Whether it is protecting yourself and your children from the harmful rays of the sun, or surviving the almost constant onslaught from those pesky, biting, insects, how much do you know about the various sunscreens and insect repellents that are available? Are [...]

PB Picks – July 2018 – Beat the Heat

By |July 1st, 2018|

Get ready to have tons of fun in the sun with the all-new, totally redesigned NextWave™ Jumbo Beach Basket from Amloid! This bright and colorful activity set is packed with play value with all the accessories kids need to spend hours at the beach or in the sand box with new sand forms and a collection of multifunctional sand tools. New features include a sturdy nylon shoulder strap along with a comfort grip handle for [...]

10 Ways To Keep Cool When It’s Hot

By |July 1st, 2018|

It is hard to keep your cool in South Florida when temperatures reach the mid 90s for the next few months . It is important to stay cool not only for your comfort but your safety. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer long. 1. Beat the sun and heat with an early morning [...]

PB Picks – June 2018 – Summer Fun

By |June 1st, 2018|

Summer Adventure!  My Gnome on the Roam Adventure Kit is a suitcase of memories waiting to be unpacked. It comes with a copy of the My Gnome on the Roam Award Winning Story Book, a family adventure journal filled with blank pages, a colorless ready to be painted gnome and a magical pen, are all beautifully packaged in an adorable suitcase that kids awe about. The kit is designed to encourage families to Explore, Create [...]

Summer Camp Scholarship

By |March 28th, 2018|

Brian D. Guralnick Injury Lawyers Summer Camp Scholarship Ok kids this contest is for you! Draw one of your favorite summer time actiivities! Have your parents help you submit your drawing and win one of two $250 scholarships to any summer camp featured in PB Parenting. Scholarships provided by Brian D. Guralnick Injury Lawyers. Contest submissions can be emailed to info@pbparenting.com or snail mailed to PB Parenting attn: Summer Camp Contest 11924 W. Forest Hill [...]

Avoid the Summer Slide

By |July 2nd, 2017|

Avoid the Summer Slide Have you heard about the “Summer Slide?” No, it isn’t a new amusement park. The “Summer Slide” is a phrase used to describe the loss of reading skills that occur during the summer when children no longer have regular reading assignments. Basically, without practice, reading skills can decline. Parents and caregivers may find it difficult to motivate children to read throughout the year but this is especially true during the summer. [...]

Summer Reading Program: “Build a Better World”

By |June 1st, 2017|

Summer Reading Program: “Build a Better World”   The Summer Reading Program returns to the Palm Beach County Library System! All ages are encouraged to explore ways to “Build a Better World.” Sign up at any Palm Beach County Library System location or Bookmobile stop from Mon, June 05 – Fri, July 28 and begin earning and tracking points.   Once completed, return your log or tracker to receive: A construction duck (ages 0-5), a [...]

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