Wonder what bug repellent to use or how to remove a tick? Which ticks are worrisome and which are not? Dr Miller answers all these question in Bug Bites, Ticks and More!
"No, wait, don’t touch that!" So, if you haven’t realized this already, children are naturally curious. However, that curiosity is what gets them into trouble, do you remember what curiosity did to the cat??? After you found out you were pregnant, you started planning for your new addition, you prepared the nursery, you bought your… Continue reading Childproofing: How to protect your children from themselves
It really doesn’t matter what your age – when we see and feel the warmth of the sun, we feel renewed and ready to go outside to play! Some of us like to walk around our block, while others run and jump, ride a bike, or join a team. In my own family, team sports… Continue reading Team sports have benefits beyond the field
Getting a pet can be a big decision for a family. Pets can enrich children’s lives, but they can also create havoc in the household. I decided to look into the benefits of pet ownership for children and their families. What can pets teach kids??? Owning a pet can teach your kids responsibility. They can… Continue reading “Can We Get a Dog??” The Benefits of Pet Ownership
Spring has finally come to the frigid Midwest and if you are anything like me you are digging through your cedar closet to find your shorts and sunscreen to head outside! The first week or two of spring are glorious. We all want to be outdoors, raking the flower beds, cutting the grass for the… Continue reading New Season, New Healthy Routines for You and Your Family
Temper Tantrums: Strategies and Tips. In this week's blog, Dr Miller takes on an issue every parent has faced and gives practical advice about how to prevent and manage temper tantrums.
Period. Period? Period!!! What Every Girl Needs to Know. NP Lori gives you a starting point to talk with your daughter about periods. From tampons to pads to timing, NP Lori writes a blog for your daughter to read and you to share.
Dr Alita discusses the importance of car seats for all ages and gives resources for parents to ensure that every car seat is installed properly!
Guest blogger Kimber Bishop-Yanke gives tools for helping kids deal with friendship struggles. Whether your child is facing a bully or a friend who's being unfriendly, Kimber has you covered!
NP Lori discusses the pros and cons of 24/7 parental monitoring of tween/teen smartphones using parental control 'spyware'. Where has our trust gone? Can we allow teens to explore the world and make mistakes anymore?