What Parents Should Know About Well-Baby Checkups

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Unless your baby is feeling sick, you may not think it is important for them to see their pediatrician. But as a parent, you can prevent issues from occurring in the first place. One of the best ways to ensure that you protect your baby from illness is to visit your pediatrician for routine wellness checkups. Continue reading

Back-to-School Health Tips

8.30.17

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the start of a new school year has arrived. In addition to necessary back-to-school preparations such as school supplies and clothing, it is important to make your child’s health and wellness a priority as well. To get you started, below are some helpful tips that will offer your child the best chance for a safe and healthy school year. Continue reading

Back-to-School Stress

8.23.17

As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike. Many students face common challenges at the beginning of the year, such as meeting new teachers and making new friends. Below are some tips to help limit back-to-school stress. Continue reading

Back-to-School Financial Checklist

8.16.17

Any parent knows that back-to-school time equals shopping, which can quickly add up. How is it that your kids always seem to require brand-new everything each year?

According to Deloitte, parents spend $488 for clothing, accessories, school supplies, computers and other electronics for their children. This year, face back-to-school shopping with a plan. Coming up with a strategy that meets both your children’s needs as well as your financial responsibilities will help you minimize your costs. Continue reading

Heads Up: Concussion Safety Tips

8.9.17

Heading back to school also means the beginning of fall sports — a great way for children and teens to stay healthy and learn the value of teamwork. If your child is enrolled in a sport, it is important to keep safety in mind and take steps to ensure sports are being played as safely as possible to avoid injury. Continue reading