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
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
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.
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?
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!
Annual check ups at your pediatrician is so much more than just making sure you're OK to play sports. For the athlete and non-athlete alike Dr Molly explains why going to your pediatrician for your annual check up rather than an urgent care makes sense.
Weight training in the off season is all the rage. Do you know how to assess whether your teen's program is right for his/her growing body? Get the answers!
Kids (and parents!) use technology all the time. How much is too much? Are you or your children becoming addicted to your technology? Read NP Jessica's blog and get answers and tips!
NP Jessica shares info about how much sleep kids need and how to develop routines that will ensure your children get it.