Practice News

Pumpkin Contest 2022

ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – 2022

It’s that time of year again! Teams from PAF have created fun pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 30th, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin. Visit our Facebook page and click ‘LIKE’ on the picture of your favorite pumpkin to cast

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Down syndrome

Twelve Facts for Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month; its purpose is to raise public awareness of this common disorder and advocate for acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. In honor of the month, here are 12 facts about Down syndrome you may not know: Down syndrome is named for Dr. John Langdon Down, who wrote

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Healthy Kids Franklin TN

Summer Happy Face Contest

Facebook Contest – Summer Happy Face Pediatrics Associates of Franklin knows how much kids love summer! To help celebrate and welcome the summer season, we want to see your child’s best ‘Summer Happy Face!’ June 1 – July 31, 2022, post a picture of your child smiling big on our Facebook page in the ‘Create Post’

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Prom Safety

Prom Safety

For parents everywhere, prom night is a time of excitement and pride…followed by cold, unadulterated dread. We’ve all heard the stories. Teenagers sneak flasks into the gym and get DUIs on their way home, or worse, get into car accidents. Poor lighting and foggy dance venues may create vulnerable situations and opportunities for assaults. As

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Pumpkin Contest 2021

ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – 2021

Teams at PAF have created unique pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 30th, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin. You can vote on our Facebook page by clicking ‘LIKE’ on the picture of your favorite pumpkin. The doctors will also be voting

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Water Safety

Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water This Summer

Summer is pool season, and most kids are looking forward to a few months splashing, swimming, and having fun. But before you let anyone in the pool, lake, or ocean, everyone needs a refresher course on water safety. Provide Swimming Supervision Although your child may be a strong swimmer, never let a kid of any

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Diversity

Touching the Future by Teaching Children About Diversity

Children, regardless of their age, can start learning about diversity when parents start encouraging family conversations about diversity and begin investing in cultural awareness. Learning about other cultures not only teaches kids to respect others, but it gives them an appreciation for their own unique background. Here are some tips to help get diversity conversations

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Pumpkin Contest 2019

ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – 2019

Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created AMAZING pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 30th, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin by clicking ‘LIKE’ on the pumpkin picture you like best on our Facebook page. The doctors will also be

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Kindergarten Tips

Make a Family Plan for Kindergarten Readiness

By Katherine R. Harrison, CPNP Kindergarten readiness is simply the next step to school readiness which will eventually lead to career and life readiness. No wonder parents put themselves under so much pressure! The reality is that readiness has less to do with facts and figures and more to do with active engagement and attitudes

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Vaccines Middle TN

How Vaccines Can Save Your Child’s Life

World Immunization Week is the last week of April, and it’s the perfect time to talk about the importance of immunization. In the past 50 years, vaccines have saved more than a billion people and made life better for everyone by preventing more illnesses and disabilities than we can count. Before vaccines, illnesses like polio,

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