Be A Buddy, Not A Bully!

Bullying It’s Not Okay! BULLYING AFFECTS ALL CHILDREN There are 3 types of bullying: Physical, Verbal, and Social Bullying happens: Primarily at school and when adults are not watching through e-mail or instant messaging but, can happen at any time. TALK WITH YOUR CHILD ABOUT BULLYING Even if you do not think your child is […]

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Can you see what I see?

Give your eyes a screen-time break! Children spend more time than ever staring at digital screens—on computers, tablets, TVs, smartphones, and other devices. All that screen time can take a toll on children’s well being, including how their 👀 may feel. Staring at a screen for long stretches without taking breaks can cause symptoms such […]

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Oh How the Tables Have Turned: Healthy Eating!

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in America.  Did you know that 1 in 5 kindergartners are already overweight? Healthy growth and weight begins in the home by developing good habits with our children.   Practical Tips to Promote a Healthy Weight Eat Breakfast: Skipping meals, especially breakfast, may lead to overeating and excessive snacking later in […]

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The Road to Dental-town: The First 🦷

The road to a healthy smile begins before the first 🦷 appears. Parents play a big part in helping their children’s develop healthy teeth and habits. Early monitoring by a pediatrician and dentist is important. Steps to good dental health include: Regular care by dentist trained to treat young children Getting enough fluoride Regular brushing […]

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COVID 19 and the 20/21 School Year

As parents we’ve all been faced with the dilemma of making the best decision for our children this school year. COVID19 has seemingly thrown us one curve ball after another. What will our schedules look like? Will our children be safe in a traditional school setting? Will we have high transmission rates throughout the fall […]

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Face Mask for Children

Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19 T​o protect ourselves and others from COVID-19, the CDC now recommends ​cloth face coverings be used when outside. But what about children? Continue reading for answers to some frequently asked questions about cloth face coverings and children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Why are people wearing cloth face coverings right now? Since […]

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