Kindergarten Countdown: Is Your Child Ready for School?
Kindergarten Countdown: Is Your Child Ready for School?

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    • Provo School District starts soon and there are three things required for your kindergartener to start school.
    • Getting Immunizations can be a positive experience for everyone.
    • Start the school year off on a healthy foot by getting in to see your pediatrician.

Healthy School Lunches
Healthy School Lunches

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  • Replace juice with water and white bread for wheat.
  • Try out new lunch options at home first to make sure your children will eat them.
  • Plan ahead when grocery shopping and prep fruits and vegetables before the morning rush.
Swimmer’s Itch
Swimmer’s Itch
  • Swimmer’s itch is an allergic reaction from parasites that may cause irritated skin.
  • Several Utah waterways have had positive cases of swimmer’s itch.
  • Be cautious of lakes and ponds that have snails and waterfowl.
Talking to Kids and Teens About Suicide
Talking to Kids and Teens About Suicide

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  • One of the best ways to prevent suicide is to talk about it.
  • Listening is a powerful tool to help kids sort and manage their emotions.
  • If you see signs of suicidal thoughts, seek professional help.
The Best Baby Toys You Don’t Have to Buy
The Best Baby Toys You Don’t Have to Buy

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  • Utilize household objects instead of store bought toys.
  • Choose the type of household toy based on the child's age from baby to toddler.
  • Make toys developmentally friendly to help children learn while they play.
Creative Play on the Go
Creative Play on the Go
  • A good attitude and a little planning can go a long way.
  • Save screens for strategic moments rather than making them the default entertainment.
  • Creativity and variety in both snacks and types of activities will keep boredom at bay.
Infant Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
Infant Torticollis and Plagiocephaly

Article at a Glance Infants with torticollis have a tilted head and difficulty turning their necks. Plagiocephaly is when the back or one side of a baby’s head is flattened. Plagiocephaly and torticollis are both very treatable with early and consistent physical therapy. Many new parents don’t know what torticollis and plagiocephaly are, but they … Continue reading “Infant Torticollis and Plagiocephaly”

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