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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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Home Safety_Franklin TN

Tips and Tricks for a Safe Home

Whether you already have kids at home or are expecting, you need to make sure your home is safe. There are dangers in our homes in the most unexpected places. Here is a guide to make sure you focus on all the right areas in your home. Home Safety Guide: Get on Your Child’s Level

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Colic Baby Franklin, TN

How to Help a Baby with Colic

Babies affected by colic are described as healthy, well-fed infants who cry for no apparent or obvious reason for more than three hours a day, more than three days a week, for more than three weeks. Despite this knowledge, colic is somewhat of a medical mystery. For babies with colic, the malady usually begins when

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Teen Driving Safety Franklin, TN

Teen Driving Safety

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 350,000 teenagers have been injured as a result of vehicle accidents. Teach Good Driving Habits Teenagers are most prone to car accidents, injury, and death when they first get their

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Teen Smoking Tips

Helping Kids Say No to Cigarettes

Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease in the United States. According to recent studies, 90% of adult smokers began using cigarettes when they were young adults. Teens often begin smoking as a way to look cool, act older, lose weight, seem tough, or feel independent. But thanks to aggressive antismoking campaigns, higher

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Tips for Starting Your Baby On Solid Food

Your baby’s first six months have been full of milestones and firsts: rolling over, smiling, a first laugh. And now you think it’s time to introduce your baby to solid foods. Around 4 to 6 months of age, most babies can hold up their head without support and may show an interest in solid foods.

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Sleep Disorder Kids

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Identify Them

We all know that a restful sleep is an essential part of a growing child’s development, but around two out of every three children will experience a sleep disorder before the age of 13 according to a National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll. Most will experience common nighttime disruptions, such as nightmares or infrequent insomnia, but

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