Puberty is one of the most dramatic periods a person undergoes in his life. It is the transition from childhood to adulthood. Our bodies go through physical changes and our minds undergo an incredible transformation. Some parents dread this phase in their children because their dependent child is now becoming a young independent adult. Aside […]
Even though it’s the child who is going to school, there is so much you can do as a parent to help your children thrive in school. Here are some of the top ideas. Look over them and see which ones you can use with your child or children. When your child is first starting […]
Teens get involved in a lot of things in high school. Some are involved in clubs and others are part of the band. There are many reasons why sports are great for teens and here’s how they can get started. One of the biggest benefits for teens to be involved in sports is that it […]
Understanding your child is one of the most important things that you should learn as a parent. It is very helpful in becoming effective in guiding and nurturing your child as they grow and mature. You need to bear in mind that your child has a unique personality trait that remains consistent throughout life. One […]
In my practice I am often asked about exercise for kids and teens. What age is exercise appropriate and what type of exercise is ideal for each age group. This seems to be a recent phenomenon since previous generations children were left to their own imaginations on what to do for play. Most small children […]
Your 12-year-old child wants to see the newest movie that’s all the rage. You’re not sure it’s appropriate for your child to watch. Movie ratings are given to each motion picture that is released, but do they provide the information you need? The movie ratings system has been around since 1968. The purpose of the […]
Children love to spend time outdoors when the temperatures get warmer. Some children play outdoor school sports while others simply spend time outdoors at home. If your child is an athlete, here’s how to protect them during outdoor school sports. Be sure your child always wears sun block. Sun block can protect your child’s tender […]
Anger can be a paralyzing and debilitating condition. But it can be a terrifying and degrading experience for your child if you’re taking your anger out on them. Physical and verbal abuse of a child can have lasting and lethal implications, so it’s crucial that as a parent, you do whatever necessary to get your […]
This fall thousands of adolescents and young adults are starting middle school, high school and college. Before they start school, they should visit their Pediatrician or Family Practice provider. Adolescents go through physical and emotional changes that can be distressing to them and their parents. Many times adolescents are afraid or embarrassed to ask their […]
I find it amazing how clutter affects most of us and still, we can’t seem to find the strength to clean up our mess. Clutter drains our energy and wastes time. In a messy office or home, it is easy to misplace important documents, invoices that need to be paid, keys etc. Clutter can cause […]
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