Encouraging Kids to Move More

Back to back Zoom calls for school, lack of physical activity and sports being canceled along with colder weather can also mean inactive children. In today’s work and school environment, staying active can be a challenge many of us face. Making fitness a priority is more important that ever before. The good news is there…

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Your Child’s Mental Health

When your child has the cold or flu, it’s relatively easy to take care of them. You know what the symptoms are, and your child can usually explain how they are feeling. Medications can be prescribed and with a little rest, chicken soup, and snuggles, eventually your child will be feeling good again. When something…

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Socialization Tips to Help Your Kids Develop

Even when our children are babies, they begin to pick up on social cues from people around them. When you smile, they smile right back. If you act silly, their response is to laugh or giggle. For various reasons, children may develop social skills at different times and as they approach different milestones in their…

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The Importance of Flu Shots

Flu season is upon us, and because of COVID-19, families are being encouraged more than ever to get their flu shots. A flu shot is always a smart idea, but this year public health advocates are urging us to get the flu vaccine to protect us and also prevent hospitals from being overrun with patients…

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Navigating “Back-to-School” This Fall

Going “back-to-school” is challenging for most families each year. Getting back into a routine, saying farewell to summer, and preparing for new teachers, learning, and even new schools can be overwhelming. This year, the school year holds even more uncertainties as all of us try to figure out what is best for our children, and…

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Summer Safety Traveling Tips for You and Your Kids

This summer has been unlike many others in years past, with trips being cancelled due to COVID-19 and plans being rearranged. Depending on what area of the country you live in, you may be able to make some summertime plans for you and your family. With kids out of school and looking for things to…

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How to Help Your Children Cope with Anxiety

Lately, all of us are likely feeling varying levels of anxiety. During this time of unprecedented uncertainty because of Coronavirus, communities worldwide are sheltering-in-place, schools have closed, businesses are being shuttered and the media outlets have been sharing stories that are mainly negative. If you have a child that experiences anxiety even in times of…

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Transitioning Your Baby to Solid Foods

As your baby grows, being a part of each milestone can be very exciting. Is it time for your baby to experience solid food for their first time? If your baby has been only enjoying the benefits of formula or breast milk, it may be time to venture into the realm of solid foods. The…

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