children’s 2022 Halloween costumes
5 Most Popular Children’s 2022 Halloween Costumes

The fall season has officially arrived, which means the first stop on the holiday stretch is here: Halloween. Halloween is a special time for families, especially for the little ones! Each year the classic Halloween costumes remain, but many kids find inspiration from their current favorite characters or personalities.  The most popular children’s 2022 Halloween […]

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5 Tips for Having the Period Talk With Your Child

As parents, you’re faced with having tough and sometimes uncomfortable conversations with your children. Having the “period talk”  is an inevitable part of growing up. Discussing puberty and menstrual cycles doesn’t have to be an awkward conversation. When your child gets their first period, you’ll want them to feel confident and comfortable with their body […]

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Childhood obesity is a very prevalent issue in this country; about one in five American children have obesity. This month provides an opportunity to raise awareness for this public health crisis while also sharing ways to promote a healthy lifestyle for children. According to a recent study conducted […]

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The Importance Of Positive Parental Involvement in Education

Having kids who excel in school is not always solely based on the children. Positive parental involvement in education has the power to keep your kids on track while also setting them up for success. With back-to-school season approaching, it’s important as parents to be aware of the role you should play in your child’s […]

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6 Healthy Back-to-School Tips

Summer vacation has come and gone, and so much is to be done before the school year begins! In the chaos of it all, it’s easy to let staying healthy slip through the cracks. However, for your child to get the most out of their education, they need to feel their best. Here are some […]

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

As a new mother, you’ll be faced with many decisions, including whether or not breastfeeding is right for you. There are many breastfeeding benefits, which is likely why many mothers decide to take this route with their newborns. At HealthPark Pediatrics, we support each family’s decision to choose whichever newborn feeding option best suits them. […]

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5 Methods For Raising Easily Distracted Children

It seems like these days distractions are endless, especially when it comes to your child’s daily life. Raising easily distracted children can have its challenges, but it can be pretty simple with the proper approach. The inability to stay focused is a common sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); however, this behavior alone is […]

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How To Effectively Travel With Children

Once you are taking a child into consideration, many previous tasks become slightly more challenging. Travel is one of these. Whether you are flying, driving, taking the bus, or even a train, there are so many moving parts that it can become overwhelming. Take some time before the trip to get the following steps prepared, […]

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Your Child’s First Aid Kit: What to Pack This Summer

As summer approaches, so do your child’s new activities and fun. With any action comes the chance you may require a first aid kit. It doesn’t always mean something dangerous has happened, but the products in a first aid kit can make it much easier to handle many situations that come your way. Take away […]

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6 Tips For Teaching Your Child About Sexual Health

One of the challenges that come with raising children is deciding how and when to talk to them about sexual health. While it may be universal information, the talk can vary greatly by the child. It is a series of topics that can be decided by personal choices by the parent on how to best […]

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