Resilience Series Part 3: Maintain a Routine
Resilience Series Part 3: Maintain a Routine

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  • Establishing and maintaining a routine is one of the best ways to foster a sense of stability and combat feelings of helplessness.
  • Modeling flexibility, especially in times where the only predictable thing is unpredictability is just as important as having a routine.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 2: Keep Things in Perspective
Resilience Series Part 2: Keep Things in Perspective

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  • Keeping a broader perspective in mind can help children and teens persevere through hard times.
  • Sharing different examples or experiences or can bring hope for the future.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 1: Letting It Go
Resilience Series Part 1: Letting It Go

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  • Teaching children and teens to evaluate situations will help alleviate stress and build resilience.
  • Being proactive and discussing potential sources of anxiety can help in future decision making.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids

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  • Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling.
  • Protect them from burnout.
  • Take advantage of resources for siblings of children with special needs.
Talk With a Doc About Covid-19: Online Facebook Event
Talk With a Doc About Covid-19: Online Facebook Event

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  • Happening on Monday, October 21 at 7 pm in the Utah Valley Pediatrics' Payson office.
  • Free to expecting moms and dads, our pediatrician will answer common newborn health questions to keep infants healthy.
  • Attendees can expect free refreshments, free diaper-bag backpacks, and an office tour.
A Guide to Parent School Involvement
A Guide to Parent School Involvement

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  • Studies show involved parents have kids that are more likely to excel in school.
  • Involvement comes in many forms and opportunities are available for working parents.
  • By being strategic and proactive, working parents can get involved early.
Temper tantrums: A parent’s survival guide
Temper tantrums: A parent’s survival guide

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  • Tantrums are a normal part of growing up as children start to assert their independence and learn how to express emotions.
  • Teach your child that anger is a common feeling and how to express it constructively.
  • Teach children that they can get your attention with good behavior instead of seeking negative attention.
7 Ways to Ease Cold and Flu Symptoms Without Medicine
7 Ways to Ease Cold and Flu Symptoms Without Medicine

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  • Very few cold & flu medicines are suitable for young children. 
  • Parents always want to help but are sometimes at a loss on what to do. 
  • Ease their symptoms with seven simple suggestions.
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

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  • Resolutions offer a great way to teach SMART goal setting at time when support is high.
  • Learning how to set and achieve goals builds self-esteem and healthy habits.
  • Goals should be simple, measurable, and something your child can control.
What’s Happening to My Tween
What’s Happening to My Tween

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  • The brain and body changes we associate with the teen years are already beginning at ages 8 through twelve.
  • Questions about sexuality, drugs, and body image are on your child’s mind earlier than you may expect.
  • As kids develop more autonomy, we need new, less direct, strategies to communicate.

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