• Common Illnesses in Toddlers
    Toddlers have a well-earned reputation for collecting germs. That’s why many illnesses in toddlers are so common (as most parents have experienced). This is especially true if your child is Read more
  • Setting Realistic Expectations for Teens
    Teenagers are famous for their rebellious nature. In part, that’s because teens are famous for their desire to grow and to define themselves on their own terms. Teens have an Read more
  • Smooth Transition: Switching From Pediatrician to Primary Care for Your Child
    No matter how much parents might wish for it sometimes, you can’t stop time. That means your child is going to grow–first, into a teenager and then into a full-blown Read more
  • Keeping Sports Positive for Kids
    Sports can be an important part of growing up. Parents might have memories of little league, t-ball or a pickup game of soccer in the backyard. For today’s kids, the Read more
  • Effective Communication with Your Teen
    Raising teenagers is never easy. In fact, when you’re in the process of raising young children, you may often hear a common refrain from older parents: “Just wait until they’re Read more
  • Physical Development in Early Childhood
    Watching your child grow is one of those profound joys of parenting. From first words to first steps to first days of school–these milestones help you mark your child’s individual Read more
  • Promoting Healthy Screen Time Habits
    If there’s one thing teenagers love, it’s their phones. In some ways, this isn’t all that different than it was twenty or thirty years ago (although, those phones were used Read more
  • Active Learning in Early Childhood
    Most parents think of education as a very passive process. They often imagine highly structured classroom settings where teachers transmit knowledge into the waiting, patient minds of students. Unfortunately, this Read more
  • 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

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