• Navigating Teen Friendships
    Growing up is hard. Teenagers, in particular, face some unique challenges. The emotional side of their brains begins to develop very rapidly, allowing for richer and fuller relationships with others. Read more
  • Pros and Cons of Daycare
    As a new parent, one of the first big and important decisions you’ll be faced with will likely concern daycare. The purpose of daycare is simple: to provide parents with Read more
  • Managing Childhood Obesity
    The relationship between weight and health is not always linear. In one body, a heavier weight may be perfectly healthy. In another body, being slender may carry significant health risks. Read more
  • Understanding Teen Brain Development
    For many parents, there’s nothing quite as challenging as raising teenagers. In part, that’s because teenagers are famous for asserting their independence, both in terms of their personality and in Read more
  • Easy Ways to Support Your Infant’s Brain Development
    The human brain is incredibly complex. So, when babies are born, their brains are not fully developed. This isn’t unusual–even the healthiest babies have a significant amount of physical (and Read more
  • The Importance of Regular Child Check Ups
    The Importance of Regular Child Check-Ups Regular child checkups with the pediatrician can make a big difference in your child’s health. The pediatricians at Children’s Healthcare Associates provide comprehensive medical care Read more
  • Developing Fine Motor Skills in Your Infant
    Most people can pick up a pencil and start writing without giving it a second thought. The same thing happens if you’re asked to type up an email–you may not Read more
  • Are Visitors OK for my Newborn?
    There’s nothing more exciting than welcoming a new addition to your family! So when your newborn arrives home, everyone’s itching to meet your new little one. But some parents have Read more
  • Early Introduction of Peanut Butter
    Peanut butter is delicious. It’s one of those amazing, wonderful foods that packs in a ton of flavor. That explains, in part, why many parents are excited to facilitate the Read more
  • What to Look for in a Good Preschool
    Preschool can feel like a big step–both for you and for your child! For toddlers, preschool represents a small step towards the growth of independence (though, still highly supervised by Read more
  • Umbilical Cord Care
    New parents have a lot of things to keep track of when your newborn first comes home. You need to make sure you have diapers, baby blankets, baby bottles, and Read more
  • School & Sports Physicals: What To Expect
    When it comes to keeping your child active, you want to make sure that they are able to participate in any activities that they may desire and that any issues Read more
  • Transitioning from Breastmilk and/or Formula to Solids
    When your baby is born, it might be hard to imagine your little bundle of joy ever growing up and eating solid food. They just seem so content (and get Read more
  • When is That Sneeze Really an Allergy?
    You want your child to be healthy. So when kids start sneezing, parents start looking for solutions! The trouble is that symptoms like sneezes or runny noses can have multiple Read more
  • Healthy Habits for Kids By Age
    As a parent, you always want your children to be healthy. But there are times when that can feel like a daunting challenge. Building healthy habits for kids can be Read more
  • 5 Benefits of Kids Playing Multiple Sports
    Kids love to play! From toddlers to teens, most children have an appetite for fun activity–and that’s certainly to be encouraged. But sometimes kids can get a little, well, hyper-focused. Read more

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2900 N Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
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Northbrook, IL 60062
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