23 Jul · admin · No Comments

Pediatric Sunburn

What is sunburn? Sunburn is a viable reaction of the skin’s exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the invisible rays that are part of sunlight. Ultraviolet rays can also cause invisible damage to the skin.Exposure to the sun during daily activities and play causes the most sun damaged. Overexposure to suinlight before age 18 8s most …

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21 Jul · admin · No Comments

Department of Mental Health Masking Recommendations for Child Care: COVID-19

Updated 6/30/21 “Child care settings will continue to have both vaccinated and unvaccinated people as there is not a vaccine approved for children under 12 years of age available yet. For this reason, it is strongly recommended that child care settings continue prevention measures, including use of face coverings and physical distancing, even after staff …

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14 Jun · admin · No Comments

11 Signs Your Baby Will Be A Genius

A genius child is a rare occurrence so ideally you want to recognize these signs early. The Obvious Mile stones:  Beginning to read, walk and talk early. You can tell if you observe your infant interacting with other children around the same age. They will talk baby talk and may try expansive muscle movements like …

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24 May · admin · No Comments

8 Signs Your Child is Smarter than Average

    When it comes to intellectually gifted children, it’s common that they begin showing signs very early on. But that is not the only factor. Much of how they act is tied to birth order or is family related.  Smart doesn’t necessarily mean successful, and science tells us that parental influence is much more …

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23 Feb · admin · No Comments

The Effects of Television on Learning to Speak

TV is linked with slower language acquisition because TV time tends to displace conversation time between babies and adults. When it comes to learning speech, nothing beats a live conversation with your child.  Research suggests that conversation, not listening to stories or watching TV, has the strongest positive effect on early language development. By contrast, …

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12 Feb · admin · No Comments

The Importance of Play in Promoting Health Child Development and Maintaining Strong- Parent-Child Bonds

Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being of children and youth. Play also offers an ideal opportunity, as in Baby Power Forever Kids, for parents to engage fully with their children. Time for free play has been markedly reduced for some children in the United States. …

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4 Jan · admin · No Comments

Flying for the Holidays- Masks or No Masks

The biggest challenge for families with young children might not be packing the gifts, transportation as in finding a Covid-19-safe airport or herding the whole clan to the gate. It could be coming up with ways to make sure your fidgety toddlers wear their face masks in the terminal and during the flight. Corona virus …

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4 Jan · admin · No Comments

Tips for Hosting or Staying Overnight During the Pandemic

Anyone you plan to visit, visiting you or someone you live with, such as a college student, is at increased risk for giving you the virus. 1. Visitors should launder clothing and masks and stow luggage away from common area upon arrival 2. Wash Hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially …

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28 Sep · admin · No Comments

HOW MUCH TV (SCREEN TIME) SHOULD YOUR TODDLER WATCH

Unstructured playtime is more valuable for your child’s developing brain that is electronic media. Children younger than age 2 are more likely to lean and remember information from a lice presentation than they are from a video. Too much poor quality screen time, as your child grows, has been linked to, Irregular sleep schedules and …

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13 Sep · admin · No Comments

How to Manage The Risks of Child Care During the Pandemic

  Everything is about risk mitigation right now,” says Anne Rimoin, a UCLA Fielding School of public health epidemiologist. “so you have to think carefully about where you’re putting your kids and who’s taking care of them and make the bet decisions that you can based on the options available to you. Remember, children between …

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