How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in Pediatrics

The first time a parent hears their young child say an unpleasant word, their reaction is usually: “Where did you learn that?” The truth is, many times the child will point at the dad or mom. Oops! Yes, our little ones are sponges that mimic what we say and do. Our positive and negative role

Preventing Childhood Obesity With Kids Out Of School

Posted on May 27, 2020 by in Pediatrics

Parents are accustomed to their kids being home from school in the summer and at holidays. That familiar pattern has changed drastically in many parts of the country. In some areas, children have been home bound for several months, and there is little optimism about their return in the fall. This change has affected the

Tips for Your Kid’s First Day Back to School

Posted on August 16, 2019 by in Pediatrics

The first day back to school after the long summer break might be something your child is dreading (or maybe just a few are excited), and yet it can’t come soon enough for some parents. Whether your children are counting the days or dreading the first day, here are some parental tips for your kid’s

A School Break Doesn’t Mean An Abnormal Sleep Schedule

Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Pediatrics

No parent wants to become the “sleep police” during the summer months when everyone is taking a break from their normal schedules. The days are longer, the sun is shining, and time is a little less important. Summer vacations, going to camp, and just hanging out with their friends is a relaxing respite for teens

7 Sun Safety Tips for Children

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in Pediatrics

As the weather warms up, it’s no surprise that your kids are going to want to be outside. It’s less of a surprise that you’re going to love getting them out of the house! However, it’s important to know that sun, even in small doses, can cause harm to your child if not protected. Whether