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What to Expect When Getting Your Child’s Ears Pierced

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Ear Piercings Are Typically Very Safe and Secure Virtually every moment in a young child’s life is a meaningful one. From their first steps and words to their first day of school, parents love celebrating their child’s accomplishments or life milestones. Even something as small as getting your child’s ears pierced can be just as momentous. It may seem trivial …

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Keeping Your Child Healthy Throughout 2020

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Instill Habits in Your Children to Keep them Healthy in 2020 As a parent, it is your goal to strive to ensure that your child is healthy throughout the entire year. However, it can be quite difficult to make sure your child never gets sick or avoids all germs and illnesses. After all, even though going to school lets them …

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Preparing Your Child for the New Year

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The New Year is the Perfect Time to Set Goals for the Whole Family We are only a few short days away from saying goodbye to 2019 and welcoming 2020 with open arms! Even though we still need to get through the holidays first, now is still the perfect time to get you and your family ready for the new …

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National Handwashing Awareness Week 2019

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Many People Fail to Properly Wash Their Hands The end of the year is particularly busy for most families. After all, the bulk of the holiday season occurs in December. Many families are celebrating Christmas, and they also have New Year’s Eve to look forward to, as well. You and your family may be incredibly busy, getting your holiday shopping …

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The Benefits of Packing Your Child’s Lunch

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Lunch is An Important Meal for All Children As a parent, it’s your job to ensure that your child gets the right amount of nutrients their body requires daily. Unfortunately, you can only be present for breakfast and lunch on most days throughout the year. For lunch, most children are in school. You can’t always be there to monitor what …

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How Cold Weather Affects Your Health

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Wear Several Layers To Stay Warm This Winter November is here, which means the holiday season is officially underway. While this time of year is loved by many because of the holidays and the chance to spend time with family, not as many people are fans of the cold weather associated with the holiday season. Even though Texas remains warmer …

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The Importance of Flu Vaccines

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Your Child Should Get a Flu Shot Every Year As we continue towards the end of the year, the month of October is an important time for many families. It typically means that Fall is in full swing, bringing with it cooler weather and shorter days. However, October also marks the beginning of the holiday season with Halloween at the …

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October is National Learning and Development Month

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There are Countless Opportunities To Learn In Life From the moment you are born, your body and mind are constantly growing, developing, and learning. As an infant and a young child, your ability to learn and retain information is much stronger and more efficient than it is when you get older. However, that does not mean learning should be stopped …

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What Are Lice?

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Lice Are Not an Indication of Poor Hygiene Lice, the plural form of louse, are a common problem that children, especially those in elementary school, encounter. While they are a nuisance, they do not pose a danger to your children. Head lice, the most common type, do not carry or spread disease. When your child has an infestation of head …