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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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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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Study Tips

Study Tips for Final Exams

With the end of the school year fast approaching, summer is almost in reach. Before that blissful time arrives, however, there’s one more significant hurdle: finals week. Final exams can be stressful for even the most devoted students, as they try to balance multiple tests, papers, and projects in a short span of time. The

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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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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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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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