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How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

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 modeling can stay with kids for a lifetime. With all the anxiety, loneliness and depression in today’s world, how to talk to your children about mental health can be tricky and revealing.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity With Kids Out Of School

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 whole family and caused many issues to arise. Preventing childhood obesity with kids out of school is but one of them.

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Is it a Cold or the Flu?

It’s flu season and it can be difficult to distinguish the difference between the flu and a common cold. But while they have symptoms in common, there are differences that can help you determine if you have the flu or just a cold

 

 

If you have any questions about your symptoms or believe you or your child has the flu, call High Lakes Health Care at (541) 389-7741 and schedule your appointment today.