Parenting tips

  • Posted on Apr 30, 2018

As Cooper is getting older, I’m trying to read up on more parenting books and blogs to help our family and other families I see at Kid’s First. I have come across one website recently

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Toddler Tantrums

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2017

  Parenting tips: How to improve toddler behavior Toddlers are infamous for tantrums and other behavior issues. To encourage listening and cooperation, follow these parenting tips.  Life can be frustrating for toddlers. Though eager to

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Fear Response

  • Posted on Nov 10, 2016

How would you like your child to react to a stressful situation?  Most parents reply ‘with confidence and calmness’.  No parent wants their kid to ‘freak out’ in a stressful situation.  How we model responses

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Positive Thoughts

  • Posted on Oct 14, 2016

MY pet peeve du jour…I am talking with a parent in the office and the child is simply not obeying. The dad turns to her and says, “If you don’t stop, then the doctor is

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Kids First Pediatrics

  • Posted on Sep 16, 2016

Are you cultivating a fixed mindset or growth mindset in your child? Researchers conducted a survey of parents of school aged children to see how they show value to academic performance.. The majority of parents

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Be Happy

  • Posted on Sep 14, 2016

How we teach our children to be happy! Learning to be happy takes practice… just like soccer or anything else your child wants to do. We have our kids practice many things: how to tie

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Cut the Bull

  • Posted on Sep 14, 2016

It is a fact of life…unfortunately, that we need to teach our kids how to deal with bullies. They are not going away and cyberbullying is only increasing. Kids with siblings learn quickly how to

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