Posts Tagged: Pediatrics Franklin

New Year Kids Franklin, TN

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Helping kids set New Year’s Resolutions can be a fun and healthy tradition. Setting realistic goals is the key to turning resolutions into habits your kids will continue for the rest of their lives. This year, sit down with your children and make a list of healthy and attainable New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some

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Halloween Safety Kids Franklin, TN

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids!

Follow these tips to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween! Make sure a parent knows you are going and that there is a parent along to guide the way for younger kids. There is safety in numbers. Go in groups. Know what route you are taking and stay in a neighborhood you

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HPV Franklin TN

Put HPV Cancer Prevention on Your Back-to- School Checklist!

By Kristin Vollrath, FP-Board Certified The start of a new school-year is a busy time, but also great yearly reminder that preventive health measures are due. One important way our clinic partners with families to protect future health is through the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine – a safe, effective, and routine vaccination which prevents many

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Behavior Concerns with kids

How To Handle Challenging Behavior From Kids

Challenging behavior from children can be a difficult and an ongoing struggle for parents and educators. Play, technology, and household responsibilities can be contributing factors to why children today have problems managing their behavior and emotions. It’s ok to let kids fail and not succeed all the time. It’s a normal part of childhood. Remember,

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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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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!’ Starting June 1, 2018 until July 31, 2018, post a picture of your child smiling big on our Facebook page and include

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease: A Parent’s Guide

Hand, foot, and mouth disease, while unpleasant, is a common viral illness that will eventually affect most children under the age of 5 – though it can sometimes affect older children and adults. It begins as a fever and a general feeling of malaise. Your child may report feeling tired, having a sore throat, or

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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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Pediatric Associates of Franklin

How to Prevent Bug Bites

Spring has sprung. That means everyone will be outside enjoying the beautiful weather. It also means that insects are more likely to bite or sting you and your children. So let’s discuss some ways to help prevent bug bites and what to do if they bite.  Which Insects Should Concern Me? Two insects everyone wants

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Learning Disorders

Parents in the Know: 4 Common Learning Disorders

Suspecting your child has a learning disorder causes stress for any parent. Keep in mind that a learning disorder doesn’t indicate a person’s intelligence nor does it limit the capacity to learn. Furthermore, early detection minimizes the effect a disorder has on a child. Understanding common disabilities and how to deal with them can reduce

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Testimonials

"Love the weekend hours, triage nurse, same day appointments, staff. We have always have a great experience."

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IS YOUR CHILD
SICK?

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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