Sick child, toddler boy lying on the couch in living room with a fever, mom cheching his temperature, resting at home; blog: cold versus flu how to tell the difference
Cold Versus Flu: How to Tell the Difference

Now that summer is fading and we are moving into fall, you might be starting to worry about common cold-weather illnesses like colds and the flu. Children are susceptible to this type of illness due to being in close proximity to other children and adults for extended periods of time. Also, in the colder months […]

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How to Babyproof Your Home

Before you bring your baby home from the hospital, you need to make sure that home is a safe place for them. Some baby proofing should be done immediately, but some things can be put off until later when crawling and walking are imminent. The more you get done before, the less you’ll have to […]

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active

Encouraging your child to have a balanced diet and engage in physical activity can set them on the path for total wellness Here are ways you can encourage your child to be physically active:

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Doctor vaccinating little boy in hospital; Blog: Are Vaccines safe for children?
Are Vaccines Safe for Children?

Vaccinations are one of the most basic ways to protect your child’s health, but you may have questions about them before you make your decision.

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We have flu vaccines!

We have received flu vaccines and are ready to serve you. Please call for an appointment with a nurse for a flu shot for all of your children. We will have availability on some weekdays from 2-6:30pm and some weekends from 9am-noon. We are sorry but there is no nasal spray flu vaccine available this […]

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7 Back to School Tips for Parents

The new school year is upon us and we wanted to offer some back to school tips to help you and your child stay safe, healthy and have a great year.

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Why Eye Exams for Children are Important

Children need good vision for healthy physical development. Young children are still developing their vision systems and the eyes and brain need to work together for normal development.  Impaired vision can affect a child’s day to day life in many different ways. They can struggle in school (some experts say 80% of learning is visual) […]

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Kids and Sleep: How Much Do They Really Need?

Sleep is an integral part of staying healthy for everyone. With kids, it is even more important for their growing bodies to get plenty of rest so they can develop properly. But it can be an uphill battle getting them to bed on time. So, how much sleep do kids really need?  The amount of […]

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Developmental Milestones for Baby’s First Year; close up of baby feet doing the first steps
Developmental Milestones for Baby’s First Year

Every child develops at their own rate, but here the various milestones you can expect in your baby’s first year as outlined by the American Pediatric Association:

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Summer safety; Smiling six year old boy in a sunny swimming pool
Summer Safety: What Parents Need to Know

Here are some helpful summer safety tips for parents to keep in mind and help make the most of this season:

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