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The Best Foods for Growing Children

The Best Foods for Growing Children

For proper growth, learning, and development, children need the right foods for fuel. Their food needs the right nutrients and little sugars, with an appropriate amount of calories and fats. Serving nutrient-rich meals and snacks helps provide children with the...

Toddler Milestones Parents Should Know

Toddler Milestones Parents Should Know

Developmental milestones are physical or behavioral markers in children that signal how they are developing compared to their peers. The ability to recognize familiar faces, reach for toys, and smile are all examples of milestones that occur during infancy. Each age...

Recognizing ADHD in Your Children

Recognizing ADHD in Your Children

Millions of children have an ADHD diagnosis. This neurodevelopmental disorder tends to manifest when children are between the ages of three and six. Some typical childhood behaviors, such as difficulty sitting still and staying focused, are similar to ADHD symptoms....

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Pediatric Visits

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Pediatric Visits

Children's bodies grow and develop quickly, and maintaining a relationship with your child's pediatrician is vital for their health over their lifespan. Children not only need regular check ups but vaccines, sick visits, and specialty services. Maintaining routine...

Summer Safety for Kids

Summer Safety for Kids

Many children will be playing outside this summer, so it is critical to keep youngsters safe when they're enjoying their lives. The following are some helpful tips for parents to help keep their children safe during the summer months. Sunglasses Should be Worn When...

Farm to Table in Mexico

Farm to Table in Mexico

I’ve just returned from a trip to Los Cabos. Los Cabos is Spanish for “The Capes” and describes the region at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. The best know city is Cabo San Lucas, but the historic and cultural heart of the region pulses 25 miles...

Essential Screenings for Your Newborn

Essential Screenings for Your Newborn

Newborn screening tests are essential for identifying conditions that pose a possible threat to a child's health. Early intervention is key to limiting the negative impacts of certain conditions. Hospitals choose which tests to administer based on rules determined by...

The Best Children’s Vitamins This Year

The Best Children’s Vitamins This Year

Children need proper nutrition provided by a balanced diet to grow normally. Mineral and vitamin deficiencies can cause growth deterioration and impact overall health negatively. If a child's diet is doubtful and unbalanced, vitamins and minerals supplementation are...

Stress Management for Children During Lockdown

Stress Management for Children During Lockdown

Parents may find that their children’s stress levels have risen dramatically since the pandemic began. This can be due to the drastic changes that have taken place, preventing them from enjoying life as they once did. Luckily, there are a few strategies that can help...

First Aid Basics All Parents Should Know.

First Aid Basics All Parents Should Know.

First aid is a life-saving practice. As simple as it may appear, prompt first aid can prevent significant morbidity and mortality. Due to children's curious and careless nature, parents should not neglect to learn about first aid. It is a moment of gaining knowledge...