Stress is a normal part of life, but how and if one learns to cope with it can affect children throughout their lives both physically and emotionally. Children need a feeling of safety and security, but many of today’s parents … Continue reading
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It’s become quite common to hear about the young girl worried about getting fat, so she ends up with an eating disorder. Then there are the boys who can’t run, play sports, and are bullied by their peers because of … Continue reading
Speaking to your child about weight and bullying is difficult enough without the mixed messages they see everywhere. Parents are forced to compete with the countless media messages in our culture about weight and bullying. You can counteract this by … Continue reading
Like most people, we all need and crave sleep in. This month is Sleep Awareness Month, a particularly fitting time to remind everyone about the value and purpose of sleep and the consequences of not getting the correct amount. So … Continue reading
Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly … Continue reading
Teenagers are undergoing a lot of physical and mental changes as the develop into adults. Knowing how their personality can change can make it easier to notice red flags, and can aid you in making the right decisions for their … Continue reading
Did you know that in 2012, approximately 192,000 children were treated in an emergency room for a toy-related injury? In fact, more than one-third of those injured were under 5 years old.
Can you believe we’re approaching the end of the year already? In November and December, our office will be closed on a few select days so that our staff can enjoy the holidays with family and friends.
The holidays are coming up, and we know that everyone is looking forward to enjoying a holiday meal with their family and friends. But, for parents of children with food allergies, this time of year can bring uncertainty and unease. … Continue reading
An abnormal curve of the spine, resembling an “S” or “C” may be scoliosis, a common musculoskeletal disorder. Scoliosis is especially common in adolescents, often for varying reasons.