Good Night! Solutions for bedtime battles

Solutions for bedtime battles As toddlers grow more active and independent, bedtime may become a challenge. Toddler’s sleep patterns often change and suddenly they try new strategies to avoid bedtime! Establishing a routine and expectations for bedtime is a must at this most challenging time. Develop a bedtime routine that you can stick with every […]

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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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Halloween & COVID-19: Have Fun While Staying Safe

Choosing costumes, decorating pumpkins, and getting special treats brings joy to many children at Halloween. Some Halloween traditions may look different this year to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are still plenty of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus. Most importantly, keep […]

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It’s An Itchy World Out There!

Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a common skin condition characterized by red, dry, itchy patches on the skin. Eczema is caused by problems with the skin barrier that make it difficult for the skin to hold in moisture and keep out bacteria and irritants. It is common in children and may present differently […]

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Not so nice, Head Lice!

Head lice are a common problem that usually effects school-aged children and their families. They can attach to the hair of anyone’s head. It doesn’t matter if the hair is clean or dirty. Though head lice may be a nuisance, they don’t cause serious illness or carry any diseases. Head lice can be treated at […]

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Home Alone?

As our state is in the beginning phases of reopening and many parents are preparing to return to work, this summer offers a different outlook compared to the usual routine of many families. With concerns of the potential spread of COVID-19 upon reopening our state and the desire to continue “social distancing” as much as […]

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