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.
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
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.