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Sleep and Academic Performance

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Sleep is Crucial to Your Child’s Academic Success Over the summer months, many parents allowed their children to adopt irregular sleep habits, letting them stay up late or sleep in. While this was all well-intentioned, with school almost here, it’s time to get your child’s sleep back on track. Lack of sleep and erratic sleep behaviors have been linked to …

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Immunizations Are Incredibly Important to You Child’s Health With August upon us, many parents are in the middle of getting their children ready for the new school year. This includes getting them school supplies, getting their sports physicals, and much more. While August does mean that school’s back, physicians across the country recognize it as National Immunization Awareness Month. The …

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When to Vaccinate Your Child

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Vaccines are Given Out Throughout Your Child’s Life One of the main goals of being a parent is trying your best to ensure that your child lives a healthy and long life. One of the most pivotal steps in keeping your child healthy is vaccines. Vaccines help protect your infants, children, and teens from preventable diseases that could become serious, …

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Healthy Summer Snacks for Your Kids

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Summer is the Perfect For Trying These Fun Snacks We are officially in the middle of summer! As with many parents, you are more than likely prepping a lot more snacks than you normally would. Your kids are spending much more time at home, and you might be packing them snacks or lunches for day camps. Regardless, many parents may …

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What is Dry Drowning?

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Drowning Remains a Constant Danger During the Summer The summer is full of fun activities for the whole family. Family vacations, camping, and trips to the beach all bring fun in the sun. However, one danger throughout the course of the summer is drowning. Traditional drowning known as submerged drowning is the most common type people are aware of, but …

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Sleep Disorders in Children

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Sleep Disorders May Cause Issues For Your Child In order for your child to be healthy and develop the necessary cognitive skills they need in life, they must get the proper amount of sleep. Unfortunately, there are many children in the U.S. that are gravely sleep deprived. In fact, the National Sleep Foundation found in a poll that more than …

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When to Take Your Sick Child to the Doctor

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Doctor’s Visits Can Be Helpful But Aren’t Always Necessary Being a parent is an extremely difficult job, but it also incredibly rewarding. Watching your little one grow up is one of the greatest things a parent can experience. Unfortunately, chances are your child will get sick from time to time. This can become a great fear for many parents as …

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How to Prep Your Child for Their First Doctor’s Visit

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Doctor’s Visits can Often be Scary for Many Children Many parents have gone through the meltdown their children have once they are told they are going to the doctor. For them, this is a brand-new experience which will bring fear and anxiety with it. Whether you are taking them in for a routine child exam, or they need to see …

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Food Allergies in Children

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Food Allergies Can Often Be Mild to Life-Threatening. As many parents have come to find out, children are often very picky eaters. They like to pick and choose between foods even if they are healthy for them. However, there are some children that are forced to be picky with the foods they eat. Food allergies in children are common with …