family fit lifestyle month
7 Tips to Get Involved in Family Fit Lifestyle Month

January is not just the start of a new year; it’s also Family Fit Lifestyle Month, a wonderful opportunity to kickstart a healthier and more active lifestyle together. Incorporating fitness into your family routine not only promotes physical well-being but also strengthens bonds and creates lasting memories.  At HealthPark Pediatrics, we encourage physical activity to […]

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healthy new year's resolutions for children
A Fresh Start: 10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Children in 2024

As the clock strikes midnight and we welcome the dawn of a new year, it’s not only a time for adults to set resolutions but also an excellent opportunity for kids to embrace the spirit of growth and self-improvement. Healthy New Year’s resolutions for children can be a fun and empowering way to instill positive […]

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keep summer educational
How to Keep Summer Educational For Kids

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, parents often find themselves grappling with the challenge of keeping their kids engaged and learning during the break. However, summer doesn’t have to be a time of academic regression; instead, it can be a golden opportunity to foster a love for learning in a more relaxed […]

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anxiety in children
7 Signs of Anxiety in Children

Being educated on mental health issues among children is becoming more prevalent in today’s society. Anxiety is a normal part of life, but when it becomes overwhelming and persistent, it can negatively impact a child’s well-being. Identifying signs of anxiety in children at a young age is crucial for early intervention and support. In addition […]

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seasonal allergies in children
8 Signs of Seasonal Allergies in Children

As the seasons change, many parents find themselves on high alert for signs of allergies in their children. Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis, can affect children just as much as adults. Now that we’re in spring season, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs of season allergies. Identifying […]

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autism in children
9 Facts to Know About Autism in Children

April is recognized as National Autism Month. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurological condition that affects individuals in various ways. In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of autism, but misconceptions still persist. At HealthPark Pediatrics, we treat many patients who have autism. It’s important to be educated on how to […]

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teenage smoking and heart health
The Negative Impact of Teenage Smoking on Heart Health

The teenage years are a critical stage of development, marked by curiosity, experimentation, and a quest for independence. Unfortunately, some teenagers may be drawn to risky behaviors, such as smoking, without fully understanding the long-term consequences. At HealthPark Pediatrics, ensuring our patients are the healthiest version of themselves is our top priority. This past month […]

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nutritional meals for children
5 Ways to Build Nutritional Meals for Children

Providing children with well-balanced and nutritious meals is crucial for their growth, development, and overall well-being. As parents and caregivers, it’s essential to understand the importance of creating a nutritional foundation for our children. Having a wholesome and balanced diet is an essential part of healthy child growth. Our providers at HealthPark Pediatrics are here […]

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child's important body language signs
How to Recognize Your Child’s Important Body Language Signs

When your child is growing up, body language can be one of their most effective forms of communicating with you, especially when your children are at an early age and cannot speak yet. Picking up on body language cues can allow you to understand what your child needs from you. Better identifying your child’s important […]

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signs of eating disorders in children
5 Signs of Eating Disorders In Children

The last week of February is recognized as National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), 8% of the U.S. population suffers from an eating disorder. With outside influences, such as social media, they are becoming increasingly more common among the youth population. It’s crucial as parents to be educated […]

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