Kicking the Habit

  • Posted on May 23, 2017

 Did you know that starting to smoke when you are a teenager is much worse than when you are older? It’s not just more years of the toxins in your body, it’s the fact that

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Conger’s Corner: TummyTime

  • Posted on May 18, 2017

Tummy time starts as soon as you bring your infant home.  We encourage all infants to sleep on their backs to prevent SIDS.  However, they need some time on tummies as well!  We recommend 20

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Dog in a Pill?

  • Posted on May 16, 2017

More proof that dogs are man’s best friend. Researchers in Canada showed that babies born in households with pets have higher amounts of microbes that may lower their risk for allergies…and obesity!  Anita Kozyrskyj and

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General healthy nutrition guidelines for toddlers and young children

  • Posted on May 12, 2017

Meals should start within 15 minutes and for a toddler be done within 25 minutes-if not remove the food. Allow an interval of 2-3 hours with no eating (except water) to help promote a healthy hunger/feed cycle Do

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Conger’s Corner: Unicorn Foods

  • Posted on May 11, 2017

Starbucks has introduced a Unicorn Frappuccino.  It has 78 grams of sugar, which equals almost 20 teaspoons of sugar! The unicorn food trend started because a mother wanted to show that healthy food can be

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Good and bad news

  • Posted on May 9, 2017

Toddlers are still not eating their vegetables. In a recent study 9 of 10 toddlers consume a little fruit or vegetable daily…but the most common vegetable was potatoes. That’s right, French fries! How can we

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“Read me another story!”

  • Posted on May 4, 2017

  Getting your toddler in bed can be a challenge and a nightly fight.  Going to bed ends play time and separates her from you!  So resistance is not unexpected.  Having a calm bedtime routine

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