If I could give one piece of advice to parents eager in helping their children gain an edge in development, it would be simple: Play with them. The benefits of child play in brain development and learning cannot be overstated. Megan A. … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged brain development, child development | Comments Off on Child’s Play
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The Lake from geoff tomkinson on Vimeo: For many years now I have been fortunate enough to live for part of each year on the shore of Lake Hallstatt in Upper Austria. This video is not about the town – … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Cool Video of the Week | Comments Off on Cool Video Of The Week
As you may have heard, there is going to be an election for President of the United States this November. Local, state, and other federal seats are also up for grabs. It is a long way until November 8, but it is … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged College Advisor | Comments Off on You’re 18! Register & Vote!
Drooling. Irritability. Diarrhea. Fever. Rashes. Appetite loss. Disrupted sleep. All of these symptoms (and more) are often attributed to teething. A recent literature review published in Pediatrics this month on “Signs and Symptoms of Primary Tooth Eruption” indicates that … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Dental Health, fever | 1 Comment
A generation ago, kids got their caffeine fix from the usual suspects: sodas and chocolate. Now they have easy access to additional sources for a quick jolt: high-dose energy drinks and rocking coffee beverages. Pediatrician Francine Pearce is lost in translation with today’s … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged sugar-sweetened beverages | Comments Off on Cold Coffee
Call them anti-science. Call them conspiracy theorists. Call them paralyzed with fear. Just don’t call parents who refuse life-saving vaccines for their children stupid, says Emma Green in this month’s Atlantic. Green spoke with Michigan State University professor Mark Largent about the … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged immunizations, public health, vaccines | 30 Comments
We often think of accidental ingestions as potentially tragic events involving toddlers and young children. Even older infants who are mobile enough to explore their territory can find trouble. According to a new study published in Pediatrics this month, infants … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged poison control | Comments Off on Poison Control For Infants ← Older posts