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Get kids scrubbing with new fun way to wash their hands

Family Values: With SoaPen, kids can draw all over their hands with colorful, berry-scented soap sticks that rinse away to leave their hands clean. Read more…

The benefits of pediatric physical therapy

Therapies: In addition to common sports or playground injuries, pediatric physical therapists offer highly effective, non-invasive means of helping heal and support a myriad of issues. Read more…

Help for spring allergy sufferers

Allergies: Amidst the beauty and exhilaration of spring is a nuisance that many of our family members suffer from: seasonal allergies. Read more…
Nutrition: March is National Nutrition Month — a time to focus on healthier eating — and what better way to eat better than to cook a meal yourself? Read more…
Labor & Delivery: By the second and third pregnancies, I knew I wanted to experience natural childbirth again because, despite the pain, it was a beautiful experience that I will never forget. Read more…

Winter weather tips for pet owners

Safety: The temperature has dipped and snow is on the forecast. To keep your four-legged family member safe, consider these tips. Read more…
Hot Topics: The topic has sparked a lot of conversations recently due to the measles outbreaks that are being seen across the country. Read more…

Vaccines matter

Hot Topics: We are so luck to have these vaccines, and I can tell you first-hand that my childhood was not so fortunate. Read more…

Understanding and treating pink eye

Understanding and treating pink eye

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, and is very contagious. Read more…
Mental Health: The advantages of working from home for moms is more than sitting in your jammies all day long. Read more…
Nutrition: Derided as being “full of sugar,” parents are serving less fruit juice. But is that mistake? Read more…

How to help kids lose weight

How to help kids lose weight

Nutrition: Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country. There are several ways to help children — and the family — have more healthy eating and exercise habits. Read more…

Continuing the journey towards healthy change

Special Needs: This second part of a series about the book “I Didn’t Cause It, I Can’t Change It,” touches on the type of parenting mistakes many mothers of children with co-occurring disorders make — and what they can do differently. Read more…

Three commonly asked questions about children’s teeth from pediatric dentist

Here are the three most common questions parents have asked about caring for their young children’s teeth. Read more…

Cold weather safety: Recognizing the signs of frostbite in an infant, and how to treat it

Cold weather safety: Recognizing the signs of frostbite in an infant, and how to treat it

Family Health: Exposing an infant or toddler to extremely cold temperatures can be a serious health risk. Read more…
Nutrition: Some people love breakfast, while others are not hungry when they wake up. But it’s crucial all members of the family have a balanced meal in the morning. Read more…
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