Reducing Stress This Holiday Season
Reducing Stress This Holiday Season

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  • Creating the perfect holidays for our children adds stress that can affect the whole family.
  • Setting realistic expectations and deciding what matters most can make the season less stressful.
  • Give your children structure and predictability by letting them know what to expect each day.
Creative Toys for Christmas
Creative Toys for Christmas

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  • Open-ended toys help develop creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Appeal to your child's innate creativity with toys that can be played with in a variety of ways.
  • Things like art supplies, games, construction toys, dolls, and simple action figures make great and inexpensive toys.
My child has ADHD. How can I make homework easier?
My child has ADHD. How can I make homework easier?

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  • ADHD means kids learn differently, so different strategies are needed.
  • Counter-intuitive moves like more breaks, wearing headphones, or racing can help.
  • Play to your child’s strengths and be flexible within a consistent framework.
Newborn Sleep: When, Where, How, and How Much is Normal?
Newborn Sleep: When, Where, How, and How Much is Normal?

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  • Parenthood comes with worries and problems that are hard to account for, such as understanding sleep patterns.
  • arenthood comes with worries and problems that are hard to account for, such as understanding sleep patterns.
    Creating a habitual area and schedule will help your baby become more regular in their sleep habits.
  • Be patient and willing to adjust as your baby changes.

Who Profits From My Vaccine Choices?
Who Profits From My Vaccine Choices?

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  • Vaccinations have largely reduced the spread and deaths surrounding diseases.
  • Many companies earn profits from vaccine alternatives that aren't supported by substantial research.
  • When researching, try to use scholarly resources to back up your claims.

Dr. Bryan Weed Joins Vineyard Office
Dr. Bryan Weed Joins Vineyard Office

We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Bryan Weed, M.D. is joining our Vineyard office! Dr. Weed will begin seeing patients the first week of August. After completing his undergraduate degree in Business Management, Dr. Weed moved to Pennsylvania to study Medicine. While he tried to keep an open mind about a specialty, he noticed that … Continue reading “Dr. Bryan Weed Joins Vineyard Office”

Preventing Dehydration in Children
Preventing Dehydration in Children

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  • Children are at the highest risk for dehydration when they are sick or when it is hot outside.
  • It is easier and healthier to keep your body hydrated than having to play catch up later.
  • If your child is showing signs of dehydration you need to rehydrate your child right away.
Summer Safety Tips
Summer Safety Tips

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  • The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the deadliest for children and adolescents.
  • In the U.S., motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury-related death for ages 5 to 24.
  • Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death for children ages 1 to 4, and ranks third for children 19 and under.
How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?
How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?

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  • Good communication is about empathy and respect - on both sides.
  • If your kids seem to never listen, you may have trained this behavior.
  • Changing your communication behavior can re-train kids to listen the first time.
A New Perspective on Raising Flourishing Teens
A New Perspective on Raising Flourishing Teens

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  • Parents who promote positive behaviors rather than focusing on bad behaviors have flourishing teens.
  • Most positive behaviors stem from four foundational skills; self-control, self-esteem, values, and empathy.
  • Through careful parenting choices, teens can learn the skills needed to make good decisions.

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