Category Archives: Parenting

5 Benefits of Pet Ownership for Kids

If you’ve been following this blog and our social media channels, you know that we recently added a new four-legged member to our team: Boomer, the therapy dog. Our canine therapist can help calm children during sessions. Lots of kids… Read More

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Does Your Child Need Pediatric Behavioral Therapy?

It’s normal for kids to act out sometimes. Every parent inevitably has to deal with a tantrum because their toddler doesn’t want to go to bed or would prefer chicken nuggets to broccoli at the dinner table. However, in certain… Read More

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5 Tips for Dealing with Temper Tantrums

Maybe it started with you telling them it’s bedtime or that they couldn’t have the candy they picked up at the grocery store. Now your child is screaming and crying in protest. No matter what triggers them, no one enjoys… Read More

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Is W Sitting Bad for Kids?

If you’ve ever watched children playing with toys on the floor, you might have noticed some kids sitting with their legs bent and angled away from them on either side of their body (see the photo for this post for… Read More

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The Parent’s Guide to Tummy Time: 4 Key Things to Know

For babies that are developing their gross motor skills, tummy time – or supervised time a young infant spends on their stomach while they’re awake – is extremely important. If you’re a new parent, however, you might wonder if you’re… Read More

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6 Must-Know Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween is one of the most exciting days of the year for many children. The costumes, the candy, and getting to go trick-or-treating can all make it a memorable night. However, while this holiday is a great opportunity for making… Read More

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5 Essential Baby Safety Tips

September is Baby Safety Month, an event sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) to help raise awareness and educate parents and caregivers about the importance of choosing appropriate and safe products for infants. Taking action to protect… Read More

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4 Tips for Dealing With Picky Eaters

Kids need to learn good eating habits so they can get all of the nutrients they need to grow up happy and healthy. However, getting children to enjoy chowing down on nutritious food is easier said than done. Lots of… Read More

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Toe Walking FAQ: Everything Parents Need to Know

A child’s first steps are a major developmental milestone, and parents are usually overjoyed to watch their sons and daughters learn to walk and further explore the world around them. Sometimes, however, children develop a habit known as “toe walking,”… Read More

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6 Essential Bike Safety Tips for Kids

Riding a bike is a fun pastime and a great way for kids to get fresh air and exercise. However, it’s important to keep safety in mind to avoid bicycle-related injuries. More than half a million children get seriously injured… Read More

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