New year, new growth and new opportunities for healthy habits. Here’s a few to jump start your family’s year to come. Refresh Take some time as a family to rest. Not only is sleep important for your kid’s physical and mental development but resting is necessary. Try modeling deep breathing, meditation or calming oneself. Not only will you get a Read More

The holidays are here – the house is decorated, cookies are in the oven, family is in town, and the kids are super excited about no school for two whole weeks! While the holidays are always an exciting time, it is important to keep kids on a regular schedule. Routine is important for children as they grow into young adults Read More

Flu, unhealthy eating and limited activity are all often experienced during the holidays. Big portions of food and sharing are typical of this time of year, getting everyone into the holiday spirit, but can also lead to disruption in eating patterns and the spread of germs and sickness. Keeping your kids and family healthy during fhe holiday season is a Read More

PSA: Infant Ibuprofen has been recalled at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar.          According to the recall announcement, some concentrations were potentially too high and could be dangerous if consumed. The result of too much ibuprofen in a child could result in nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastrointestinal pain, ringing in ears, and headache. Luckily, no adverse Read More

  The holidays are upon us which means parties and events packed with food, food, and more food! Did you know 1 in 13 school children have an allergy to at least one food? Risk of accidental exposure to allergens is especially heightened during the holiday season thanks to the amount of homemade foods that are present at holiday events. Read More

Yes! We see newborns. Being a new parent can come with a lot of excitement. Whether your day is full of surprises or you have your baby’s schedule down to a tee, there can come a time when you are wondering if your little one may be crying due to simply being hungry or if he/she is feeling a bit Read More

It’s 6:30 pm on a Tuesday and your child says their ear hurts really bad. You know that your Primary Care Pediatrician is closed, so what do you do? You don’t want to take your child to the Emergency Room for an ear ache, but you also want to do something to stop the pain. That’s where we come in! Read More

Although Halloween maybe a memory of the past, your kids may still have remnants of candy hanging around or have just come out of a sugar coma. Considering, a small detox could be a wonderful idea. So how do you get everyone on board? Try these ideas. Model Kids often follow what they see. Consuming and favoring healthy foods are Read More

In just two short days the streets will be filled with happy trick-or-treaters decked out in their best costumes. Unfortunately every year you see the headlines of people dangerously tampering with Halloween Candy, so this week’s blog has some simple steps to follow to make sure your Halloween treats are safe this year. Feed them before: If they have a Read More

Avoid or lower your child’s risk of catching common colds this fall. The air is cooling and every now and then, in Florida, we are getting a little less that “hot” temperatures. For the rest of the country who’s already experiencing consistently cooler weather you know that can mean colds on the rise. Here are a few precautions to help Read More