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One-Stop Pediatric Care

Physical and mental health impact one another and recently, there’s been a move to patient-centered pediatric care. For children experiencing anxiety, behavior problems or more significant mental disorders each year, timely access to a mental health professional can alleviate a serious issue.

GreenTree Pediatric Therapies, LLC

GreenTree provides occupational therapy services in collaboration with families to maximize participation at home, school, at play, and with friends. Successful participation is achieved through the development of skills, adapting the task or the environment and parent & child collaboration…

Reading with newborns

Read aloud to your newborn. Not only is it a way to cuddle and bond, your baby gains language skills through hearing words says mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong, PhD.

Reading tip: Ask open-ended questions

When reading to a child, ask questions about the story to enhance language, expression, comprehension, critical thinking and memory skills says mom blogger Marissa Kiepert Truong, PhD.

21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

Some schools have adopted an educational model that features inquiry, research, collaboration, problem solving, presentation and reflection. It emphasizes thinking skills instead of rote learning.

Managing the Age Gap

Keeping the peace between two boys, age 5 and 11, with similar interests poses a parenting challenge for mom blogger Hillary Chybinksi