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.
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?
Dr Miller explains how playing music, singing, and dance have more benefits than just broadening the artistic mind and body. Find out how your child would benefit from music involvement.
Looking for new ways to get your child interested in doing their 20 minutes of reading each day? NP Jessica offers inventive strategies, reading material suggestions from kids themselves, and home grown advice in this week's blog.
Dr Tiffney gives practical tips to develop a game plan for breast feeding moms who are are returning to work.
NP Lori and Dr Molly talk about how parents were duped by Larry Nassar and how you can learn from their horrible mistake in the latest installment of Real Parents Real Advice.
When the cold weather drives you inside, what can you do with your kids besides Legos and screen time? NP Jessica offers a month's worth of ideas to bring your family closer and have fun too!
Dr Tiffney offers ideas for indoor and outdoor family fun as the weather gets cold! Embrace the winter with your kids inside and out!