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Monthly Archives: February 2022

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE A GRACEFUL LOSER

From video games to spelling bees, board games to sports, there will be many opportunities for your child to lose a competition. What matters is how they handle being on the losing side. Help your child learn to lose with dignity and grace instead of anger and disappointment: 1. Win or lose, teach your child […]

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COVID-19 Tests:
Everything You Need To Know

By now (February 2022), just about everyone has had at least one test for COVID-19. With school back in session, people traveling, and thousands getting sick, tests are in high demand. The question is, which test do you need and when? Let’s talk about the two types of tests that are currently available. PCR Tests […]

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SUPPORT: THE KEY TO BREASTFEEDING SUCCESS

I remember when I had my son; I wanted to breastfeed exclusively, and the postpartum time was overwhelming at times. I remember not having time to eat, not having time to sleep, not having time to even take a shower! This is the beauty of newborns – they love you even if you are smelly […]

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THREE EASY TIPS TO GET YOUR KIDS
TO BRUSH THEIR TEETH

Dental health is very important for children. Those who don’t brush their teeth on a regular basis are at risk of health complications both as a child and as an adult. These health issues include plaque buildup, tartar, gum disease and cavities which can affect diet, appetite, heart health and even self-esteem. So how can […]

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WHEN TO TAKE YOUR CHILD
TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM

When your child is sick or injured, you need to think carefully about where to take them for medical care. Is the Emergency Department the best option for your child’s situation? Here’s what you need to know to make the right decision. EMERGENCY ROOM We can’t stress this enough – the Emergency Department is the […]

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SIX WAYS TO STAY SAFE THIS WINTER

Winter weather has made its way to Southern California! With cold, rainy days in town and snow in the mountains, it’s a good time to review the six best ways to keep your kids safe. Babies lose more heat than adults – make sure they are in extra layers and wearing a hat when outside. […]

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