Pediatric Care

autism franklin tn

Autism With Children

Has a child in your life recently received an autism diagnosis? Whether that child is your own child, the child of a relative, or that of a close friend, it is important to learn what you can about autism spectrum disorders to gain a better understanding of what lies behind the behaviors they may exhibit.

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Summer Camp Mid TN

Which Summer Camp is Right for Your Child?

Summer will be here before you know it, which means summer camps. But how do you choose the right camp for your child? Let’s look at some things you should consider when choosing a camp to ensure your child has a safe, enjoyable experience. What Type of Camp is Right for My Child? There are

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Healthy Kids Williamson County

8 Ways to Protect Your Family From the Common Cold

Does the thought of winter bring visions of sick days to your mind? The common cold can last for 7-10 days and can quickly spread to other members of the family. When this happens, it can take weeks for the entire family to be healthy again. Avoiding the cold virus is the best thing you

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Friendship Tips for Kids

Helping Kids Make Friends

It’s back-to-school season again, which means making new friends and adjusting to a different class environment. Whether your child is moving up with the same group of friends, joining a brand new class, or transferring schools this year, making friends can be difficult. To effectively help your child make friends at school requires a bit

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Fathers Franklin TN

The Importance of a Father in a Child’s Life

Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play a role in every child’s life that cannot be filled by others. This role can have a large impact on a child and help shape him or her into the person they become. Fathers and Emotional Development Fathers, like mothers, are

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Potty Training

Potty Training

Potty training is an exciting event for parents and toddlers. Parents are happy about leaving diapers in the past, moving to a big kid potty will get your toddler excited. Children are typically ready for potty training anywhere from 18 months to 3 ½ years old. Every child is different, so if your toddler isn’t

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Anxiety in Children Franklin TN

Anxiety in Children

Parents, teachers, and pediatricians can easily overlook anxiety disorders in children. Anxiety often reveals itself differently in children than in adults, making it more difficult to diagnose. If you suspect your child might be suffering from an anxiety disorder, discuss it with your pediatrician. With help, children can learn how to successfully manage their symptoms

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Bullying Help Franklin TN

Tips to Help Kids Handle Bullies

Throughout your children’s school careers, they will likely encounter other children who behave with shocking cruelty toward others. Your child could be the victim of a bully or a witness when his or her classmates are bullied. To help support your child, learn the reasons for bullying, signs your child might be a victim, and

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What to do for choking baby

Emergency Tips for Choking

It is the goal of every parent to keep their children safe and happy. Most parents would go to great lengths to protect their children from harm, but, in some cases, it is unavoidable. Young children tend to have issues with chewing and swallowing as they develop those skills, so it is not uncommon for

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Teething Baby Franklin

Five Tips to Help Your Teething Baby

Has your baby become more irritable? Has she or he started drooling more? Sleeping less than usual? Chewing or gumming everything? Your baby is probably teething! This can be a hard time not just for baby, but for you as well. Your baby can get their first tooth as early as three months or they

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Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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