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It's important for kids to get physical activities in their daily routines for many reasons, including learning.
Hurricanes, terrorist attacks, accidents, old age, war and terminal illnesses are a part of life today. Death is never an if — it’s a when event. And with loss of people, pets and the familiar comes a stinging sadness. Educating children about death and guiding them through grief is something we prefer to avoid. But it’s one of our teachable moments. With our help, children can appreciate the feelings that are unique to this occasion, learn new coping skills and how to embrace life.
Julianna Rhodes is a nurse. Her husband is a pediatric cardiologist. These two circumstances are very likely the reason her infant daughter, Harper, is alive today. Despite thorough screening, including a detailed "level 2" ultrasound, Rhodes had an undiagnosed condition called vasa previa that endangered Harper’s life just as she was being born.
Children learn by touching, exploring and talking about new and interesting things. Enhance your child’s learning by reinforcing basic skills early at home. Shapes are everywhere. Take advantage of every teachable moment by talking about and pointing out shapes when you see them.
Arthritis is an illness that is often associated with older adults; however, children may also be affected. Although a diagnosis of childhood arthritis can be frightening for the child and the family, most children with arthritis live a full and active life.
Expert advice on when, why and how to stop your child from sucking his thumb.
Our expert weighs in on appropriate childhood nudity
18 fun activities to create a learning environment.
Our expert doctor reviews which cuts need stictches and when it is time to see the doctor.
Some teens want and need a year off before heading to college. We take a look at options available for teens today.
ADHD statistics from national authority, Dr. Russell Barkley.
Charlotte-area doctors, dentists, chiropractors & therapists.