Children Nutrition and Fitness at every age

Your Child’s Nutrition and Fitness at Every Age

According to this article at WebMD, “before-school and after-school programs are designed for children who need only a few hours of care during weekdays. Typically, these children are in primary grades (1 through 6) and need supervision before school starts or after it is over. These programs may be in private homes, schools, youth centers such as the YMCA, churches, or child care centers where younger children spend the entire day.” Read More

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After-School Care

According to this article at WebMD, “before-school and after-school programs are designed for children who need only a few hours of care during weekdays. Typically, these children are in primary grades (1 through 6) and need supervision before school starts or after it is over. These programs may be in private homes, schools, youth centers such as the YMCA, churches, or child care centers where younger children spend the entire day.”.
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Helping kids to deal with bullying

Helping Kids Deal with Bullying

Bullying isn’t an easy topic to talk about – now or 30 years ago. It’s always been around, and parents have probably never really known how to talk about it with their kids. We are extremely lucky in today’s internet-driven world. We have an abundance of information and help at our fingertips. Some of the basics are often things that we adults don’t think to share with children. When asked why bullies act a certain way, sometimes it’s good to have a probable answer.
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Winter Healthcare and Safety

Even winter in Texas can fairly brutal when it comes to severe storms, cold temperatures, and all kinds of physical ailments. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe, warm, and healthy during the upcoming winter. Preparing your children with adequate protective clothing, guarding against severe weather of all types, and protecting yourself and your children from illness and other outside factors can make your winter a good one!  Read More


Holiday Blues

During the winter months in many parts of the country, kids often get bored or stay sedentary for too long during the day. This lack of activity and of attention can often affect children (as well as adults) in various ways. According to KidsHealth.org, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that affects some people and appears at the same time each year. Like other types of depression, the symptoms can be mild to severe and everywhere in between. There are several ways to recognize signs and symptoms of SAD, along with ways to prevent and treat it.  Read More


Ready for back to school. Physical Pediatric Exams

Back to School Medical Physicals

Believe it or not – it’s almost time to go back to school! Summer goes by way too fast, for kids and adults alike, it seems. Along with all of the stress and excitement that comes with the beginning of the school year, tons of things get added to your “to do” list. Going back to school can mean everything from getting new school supplies, to enrolling in special programs, to making appointments for physicals and getting vaccines before heading back to the classroom.  Read More


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Keep your kids safe when playing in the sun

Keeping your kids safe during the summer may seem like a breeze, but there are many related situations that parents often wonder if they are handling correctly. Kids, and adults for that matter, often forget how dangerous the heat can be when they are swimming in nice, cool water. Stay aware of your surroundings and how long you are actually out in the sun light when you or your children are swimming. Read More


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Kids and Seasonal Allergies

According to WebMD.com, over 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies, whether it be from winter into spring or summer into fall. Plaguing symptoms of sneezing, coughing, runny nose, and itchy, watery, red eyes can be overwhelming. Often more susceptible to seasonal allergies are children and young adults. Read More

 


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Wellness kid check-ups

Wellness kid check-ups are essential for any child’s growth and health. Wellness kid check-up is also called a wellness exam, well-care visit or an annual physical exam. These regular medical exams start when your child is just a few days old and continue until your child reaches 20 years old. Wellness check-ups are also the important tool for health care providers that they use to screen your child for any developmental or medical issues. Read More

 


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Winter Flu in Texas

The winter is almost around the corner, which also means the start of the winter flu season. As any responsible parent you probably have been wondering why kids have a higher risk to get sick with the flu in the winter time than during any other seasons, and what you can do to protect your child from getting the winter flu. Read More



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