Guest 1: Jennifer Hoekstra, Safe Kids Program Coordinator at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI
Topic: Two recent studies showing an increasing in emergency room visits among children.
Issues: Dangers of button batteries; making sure your batteries are out of the way; why swallowing batteries is so dangerous; dangers of sippy cups, pacifiers, and bottles; basic household safety; protecting your child’s teeth and mouth from falls.
Guest 2: Jayne Welch, Director of Production at U.S. Legal Forms
Topic: Wills, trusts, power of attorney, and other important legal documents.
Issues: Why over half of Americans don’t have a will or trust; what happens if you die without a will or trust (hint: chances are very slim that your family will be protected in the way you want them to be); simple, affordable solutions for creating wills, power of attorney, and other important legal documents.
Topic: How to handle your 2-5-year old’s most exasperating behavior.
Issues: When your child won’t play with others, hug or kiss a relative, can’t share, or constantly interrupts; kids who can’t (or won’t) sleep by themselves; picky eaters; surviving family travel, and more.
Issues: Today’s parents are getting too involved in their children’s lives—doing their homework, selling their Girl Scout cookies, filling out their college applications, solving their roommate problems, and more; the terrible consequences of parents’ good intentions.