Outdoor Safety

Spending time outside and playing is very important to your child’s growth and development.  Playing outside helps them to learn skills, burn off extra energy, maintain good physical and mental [...]

Dental Care

Dental care is a very important part of your baby and child’s health that is often overlooked by parents, here are some answers to frequently asked questions. When should I start taking my baby [...]

Temper Tantrums

The kicking, screaming and body thrashing of toddlers also known as a temper tantrum is extremely frustrating and often times embarrassing, but are also a normal part of development. Throwing [...]

Child Proofing Your Home

According to the CDC, unintentional injury is the leading cause of death of young children.  Whether it is called baby proofing or child proofing it is extremely important to create a safe [...]

It’s Time to Get Your Family Flu Shots

When should we get flu shots? October and November are the perfect months to get your flu shots, but getting them at any time before or during flu season is better than not getting them at all.  [...]

Children and Trauma

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, each year more than 10 million children in the United States endure the trauma of abuse, violence, natural disasters, and other adverse [...]

Safe Sleep

Safe sleep practices are very important to help prevent SIDS or sudden infant death syndrome. Some facts about SIDS: 1 in 5 SIDS deaths occurred while the baby is in the care of someone other [...]

Sensory Processing

“Sensory Processing, also known as Sensory Integration, is the effective registration (and accurate interpretation) of sensory input in the environment (including one’s body). It’s the way the [...]

Preventing Falls

Children are curious and during play and exploration they are likely to fall and get hurt at some point, however many falls can be prevented.  A fall can cause not only a skinned knee and crying, [...]

Importance of Eye Screenings for Children

Importance of Eye Screenings for Children Visual development is a key area for child development. Untreated vision problems during the first months or years of life can lead to irreversible [...]

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