About Kenrya Rankin

Kenrya Rankin is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than a dozen national publications, including Glamour and Reader’s Digest. Based in the Washington, D.C., area, she is expecting her first child

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Articles by Kenrya

Hand-washing 101: Kill Germs, Don’t Spread Them

Hand-washing 101: Kill Germs, Don’t Spread Them

Our hands allow us to work, interact and take care of our children — but they can also make us sick. “Hand-to-face contact is the most common way germs are spread,” says Dr. Harley A. Rotbart, the vice chairman of academic affairs in the pediatrics department at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, a physician at The Children’s Hospital of Denver, and the author of Germ Proof... 

A Parent’s Guide to Cold Medicines

A Parent’s Guide to Cold Medicines

When your child’s under the weather, you probably head to the drugstore to pick up a remedy. But with shelf after shelf filled with over-the-counter medications, the vast selection may be enough to give you a headache. How do you know which one is the right one? We asked the experts for a guide to cold medicine that helps clear up the confusion. 1. First, consider your child’s age. “It’s recommended... 

Your Cold-Fighting Grocery List

Your Cold-Fighting Grocery List

Up and down temperatures and sniffling neighbors can only mean one thing: cold and flu season is still in full swing. You already know to wash your hands religiously and get enough sleep, but did you know that what you eat can protect you too? Incorporate these seven cold-fighting foods into your next grocery list to bolster your family’s immune systems — so you can stay healthy all year...