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Tips For Teaching Children About Feelings

It can be challenging for children to describe when they feel sad, scared, or excited since feelings are a somewhat abstract concept. But, it is important to teach your child about their emotions as early as possible since their emotions will affect every choice they...

The Best Way to Treat Your Kids Cuts and Scrapes

Temperatures are rising, snow is melting, and summer is coming, yay! Our kids will be out of school, outside playing, exploring, and hopefully away from the computer screens. With warmer weather outside, we often see an increase in cuts and scrapes. Skin is the...

Circle of Security Parenting Class

This nationally recognized, evidence-based parenting program is based on the concept that children are hardwired to seek feelings of security and that parents also want security for their children. Parents will learn key ideas for supporting attachment in an...

How To Deal With A Picky Eater?

Food preparation is a challenge in itself, and dealing with a picky eater can test your patience. It’s natural for children between the ages of 2 and 5 to be cautious with the food they eat because they are still exploring textures and their environment. But,...

Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Hooray, you’re pregnant! The count-down to the birth of your new baby is underway. Having a pediatrician on-hand during this early formative time in your baby’s life is in both your best interests. It is a good idea, while you wait expectantly, to begin...

Breastfeeding Benefits, Health and Diets

Breastfed babies nutritional requirements rely on their mother’s breast milk and healthy diet. A wholesome breastfeeding diet involves a high calorie, high nutrition diet similar to that recommended during pregnancy. While mothers in famine conditions can still...

5 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Anxieties

Sometimes children act as if they don’t have a care in the world, and other times they may be overwhelmed with anxiety. Even though children don’t have to manage typical adulthood stressors, they do feel tension just like adults. Helping them develop...

How Can I Inspire My Child to Be Healthier?

Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic among children in America. Consider the following facts: Since 1980, obesity rates among teens ages 12 to 19 quadrupled, from 5% to 20.6% Today, about 1 in 5 children are affected by obesity. The percentage of students meeting...

Parents Help Children Make Healthy Relationship Choices

A recent survey revealed that 9 out of 10 teens would consider postponing sexual activity and avoid pregnancy if they had open and honest conversations with their parents. The research further showed that parents influence a thirty-eight percent of teen’s...

Three Signs That Indicate Your Child May Have Vision Problems

As children grow from year to year, so does their vision. During childhood there may be obvious signs where parents can tell that their child has vision problems; symptoms such as squinting, holding a book very close to their face, or complain about blurry vision....