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Searching for the perfect gift

  • Posted on Dec 21, 2017

Until that moment, I was on top of my Christmas game. I’d sent the packages to relatives in advance of the rush, draped lights on the shrubbery, hung a wreath on the door… and put

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

  • Posted on Dec 20, 2017

Tweens: Your child now has a longer attention span (30-40 minutes) so building projects such as K’nex models will be of interest to her. She can now also understand directions for performing magic tricks or

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Posted on Dec 15, 2017

Does your child suffer from  ‘Big Feelings” like anger or anxiety? Perhaps they need Big Bird! Sesame Street is a nonprofit educational organization that’s been around almost 50 years. They have addressed emotional needs of

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‘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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‘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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