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Sibling Rivalry

  • Posted on Sep 17, 2018

I listened to a podcast and have been following this positive parenting coach online that offers a lot of cool tools and messages. Check out Wendy Snyder at www.freshstartfamily.com  How to dissolve the power struggle

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It’s an Epidemic!

  • Posted on Sep 13, 2018

The FDA is considering banning flavored e-cigs due to concerns that a huge amount of teenagers are using these nicotine devices. The result, as you would predict, will be more and more teenagers becoming addicted

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Overuse injuries are more common in specialized athletes

  • Posted on Sep 13, 2018

With fall sports underway, I want to encourage our athletes, parents, and coaches to encourage their athletes to participate in multiple sports when possible.  A recent Pediatrics study following children and teens who were highly

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Teens with cell phones

  • Posted on Sep 13, 2018

Some statistics that we need to pay attention to… 70% of teenagers age 13-17 will check/use their cell phone multiple times a day. 57% report that it distracts them from homework. 54% report that it

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Baby food

  • Posted on Sep 11, 2018

  I had all the intentions to make Cooper’s baby food from the start, and I did a little, but found that I barely had the time! When looking at baby foods to buy, I

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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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