‘Tis the Season to be Jolly: Holiday Gift Ideas by ages and developmental stages

  • Posted on Dec 13, 2017

5-year-olds: Since 5-year-olds can hop on one foot, games like Twister® will be fun. Kids this age start to understand time. In our world of digital clocks, get your nephew an analog clock with numbers

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How to ADHD

  • Posted on Dec 12, 2017

I want to thank one of my patients for letting me know abut Jessica McCabe’s YouTube talks. Jessica has ADHD and she talks about her experiences truthfully…and sometimes painfully. My patient told me that while

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Air-soft guns – Are they safe?

  • Posted on Dec 11, 2017

With Christmas right around the corner – many kids and teens have Airsoft guns on their list. These guns can look like a regular gun, and are sold in sporting good and other retail stores. 

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Baby weight

  • Posted on Dec 8, 2017

  A Normal-term newborn typically loses 5 to 8% of their birth weight during the first few days of life.  They regain this weight by the end of the first 2 weeks.  After this period

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly: Holiday Gift Ideas by ages and developmental stages

  • Posted on Dec 6, 2017

2-3 years: To encourage motor skills, offer tricycles, balls, bubbles, and boxes to crawl into and out of. Choose crayons over markers because crayons require a child to exert pressure and therefore develop hand strength.

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A little treat won’t hurt…

  • Posted on Dec 5, 2017

New research from the United Kingdom says that grandparents can play a role in their grandchild’s risk of cancer. Wait?…what?  Researchers looked at multiple studies across 18 different countries and examined the impact that grandparents

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When can we transition from breast or formula to milk?

  • Posted on Dec 4, 2017

Infants younger than 1 year old need the nutrients in breast milk or formula. Breastfed babies over 1 year may continue to nurse if desired, but this is the time when you can switch to whole

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