Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Poison Ivy-stop the itch

  • Posted on Jul 31, 2018

Teach your child to recognize poison ivy: “leaves of three, let’em be!”  Recently we’ve had a parade of itchy children troop through our office. The culprit: poison ivy. Myth busters: Fortunately, the rash of poison

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We may be writing a different kind of prescription soon

  • Posted on Jul 26, 2018

According to Richard Louv in his book “Last Child in the Woods” there are about 60 scientific articles that look at the benefit of children spending time in nature. He believes children can have problems

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Artificial Intelligence

  • Posted on Jul 23, 2018

When my daughter was a toddler she asked to be picked up to look inside the cuckoo clock that was hung in our kitchen. When I asked her why, she told me that she wanted

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Are your kids “bored” yet?

  • Posted on Jul 18, 2018

   When your kids whine about having nothing to do, it’s the perfect time to tap into their creative genius. “It’s good to be bored” we might try explaining, but they don’t seem to care.

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Unplug this summer

  • Posted on Jul 16, 2018

  I know it’s mid-July and super hot outside. But our kids need to learn to unplug and not rely on technology or screens for entertainment. It’s never too young to set limits and manage

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