It’s that time of the year where flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and allergies are coming on in full force. This year’s allergies have been especially intense with extremely high rates of pollen causing misery in the eyes and noses of those young and old.           We often get Read More

          A normal sleep routine is critical to child development and establishing a healthy lifestyle. In fact, sleep is one of the primary activities in early development of children and is an indispensable part of success. An adequate sleep schedule has shown to improve attention, behavior, learning, memory, and overall mental/physical health in school-aged children. In Read More

A healthy diet is critical to strong bodies, smart brains, and successful lives. Easier said than done, right? We know that kids don’t naturally gravitate towards healthy foods, especially with all the junk food temptation available on TV commercials, marketing, and at our fingertips from a quick stroll down the isle of any grocery/convenience store. Temptation, coupled with our rapid Read More

As we move towards healthier lofwatyles yoga and meditation are becoming recognized as a tool to contribute to the physical and mental wellbeing of children. You can now find yoga outside of fitness facilities and inside of schools, community centers and other venues that serve children and families.  Rising from 3.1% in 2011 to 8.4% in 2017 the practice of Read More

Can Your Stress Affect Their Health Letting work stay at work isn’t the reality of many parents. Recently more research has been conducted on if and how levels of autonomy and stress impact interaction as well as the relationship between parents and their children. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, parents in high-stress jobs in Read More

It’s that time of the year where everyone is sick. You hear phrases like “it’s going around“, but what is it? Bacterial and viral infections often start with the similar symptoms, so if you’re not a medical professional it can be confusing trying to differentiate symptoms to decide whether an over-the-counter medicine can treat symptoms, or if further medical attention Read More

Your Kid’s Urgent Care is offering FREE Care to families affected by the government shutdown January 23, 2019 – Government families affected by the shutdown can visit any of Your Kid’s Urgent Care’s locations in the Tampa Bay or Orlando area for free urgent care services for immediate family members under the age of 21 years old.  Urgent Care Co-pays Read More

  There is often a lot of hype around getting a flu shot when flu season rolls around in October. But by mid-season people feel they are safe from the flu if they haven’t gotten it yet. The truth is, the flu could affect you at any point during flu season – even up to the very last week. In Read More

Every parent of a pre-teen needs to know this. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Your Kid’s Urgent Care wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. Each year, more than 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual Read More

  We’re one week into 2019 and parents everywhere are working hard to keep their New Year’s Resolutions. Every year, over 60% of Americans set goals to make healthy lifestyle changes. However, research shows that within the first two weeks of those resolutions, 25% give up on their goals. Ultimately, only about 8% of people actually achieve their New Year’s Read More