Giving Thanks seems so commonplace this time of year. NP Jessica challenges us to find ways all year round to be grateful. She encourages us to teach our kids how to recognize each other and give thanks every day.
Mental Health is our business too. NP Jessica talks about the importance of recognizing and discussing mood, behavior, and school related issues with your pediatric care providers. Early intervention can make a world of difference!
Internet Challenges: Can Parents Stop Kids? Dr Yusra of Birmingham Pediatrics explains the appeal of recent internet challenges like the Kiki challenge for tweens and teens. She also gives parents practical advice for managing it!
Keep the mojo going and keep the first days and weeks of school happy and going strong! NP Jessica gives more tips for back to school!
Dreading Tuesday? Back to School is a Breeze with these tips from Dr Kirsten Miller-Unger!
Feel like your kids don't have time for chores? Frustrated when you ask for help and get groans? Find out why chores are even more important now in Dr Molly's blog Chores aren’t ‘HELPING OUT’: Why chores matter in today’s world
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