There are many school age children who seem angry and moody, or who throw temper tantrums if they don’t get their way.
Do you have a youngster who’s a picky eater?
All Pediatrics 5280 offices will be closing at 12 noon today due to the blizzard. Please stay safe!
Bright Futures and the American Academy of Pediatrics are now recommending a 2 1/2 year old well child visit. Many parents have asked about this recently, so we are beginning to offer them in the office. Since it is a fairly new recommendation, we are asking parents to contact their insurance company and confirm that it will be covered under your plan prior to scheduling. Please talk to your primary care provider if you have questions.
Just ask any parent if raising children today is challenging. Most of us know the answer, but that challenge can be exacerbated if you are raising a child with ADHD.
Most parents are well aware that telling children what to do and how to act is far less effective than showing them what to do and how to act. Teaching children what is a good habit early in life works best when the habit or behavior is modeled by the parents themselves.
Whether the child is 3 or 13, kids look to their parents for guidance, so consider these 8 great habits for kids to develop early in life.
Flu season is upon us again, and it can be difficult for parents to decide if they should be overly worried. Although most healthy children will weather the disease fine without visiting their pediatrician, there are 4 flu symptoms that parents should watch for to tell them that something is seriously wrong.
Anxiety is a normal part of childhood and growing up, and it’s safe to say everyone experiences some level of anxiety throughout their lifetime. For a certain number of people, though, childhood anxiety may turn into teen and adult anxiety. In fact, we all probably know an adult whom we think of as a chronic “worry wart,” but does that meant they’re affected by anxiety?
The entire staff at Pediatrics 5280 is thrilled to receive another positive review about one of our own pediatricians, Dr. John Bosley!
What are you thinking right now? All sorts of thoughts could be running through your mind as you consider this question.