Monthly Archives: August 2018

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If they’re worried, I’m worried

  • Posted on Aug 31, 2018

I just read an interview of some ER doctors about the rise in synthetic cannabinoids (also known as K2 or Spice or legal marijuana). These drugs are causing a rise in ER visits and it’s

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Fine-tuning your child’s fine motor skills

  • Posted on Aug 31, 2018

Wish your child had better hand-writing? Take him/her to the playground! Studies have shown that climbing, hanging, and swinging on monkey bars build strength in the upper body and core muscles. It also develops flexibility

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Baby Monitor

  • Posted on Aug 23, 2018

Wondering whether to get a monitor for your babies’ vital signs? Maybe not. A recent article in Reuter’s Health says that compared to hospital monitors two popular commercially available monitors performed poorly. The Owlet and

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Internet Dependence

  • Posted on Aug 21, 2018

According to a recent article in Pediatric News about 1 in 3 children aged 1-3 years showed moderate to severe signs of internet dependence! Most parents reported that their children used at least one hand

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Measles

  • Posted on Aug 21, 2018

You’ve probably seen the news about measles in the US. The CDC is reporting over 100 cases this year and they are raising concerns about its spread. But have you been watching what is going

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Back to school tips for Parents and children

  • Posted on Aug 13, 2018

Revisit the organizational system. Go over the importance of staying organized! Whether your child uses a homework folder, student planner, or smartphone app, make sure they have a system in place and start the year

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Toddler lunch

  • Posted on Aug 8, 2018

  I’m saddened and relieved by sending my toddler to school this fall. We played this crazy juggle game with family (thank you Nana and Grammy), friends, and a church intern for the past 16+

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