flu season 2015
alcohol and pregnancy
mindful eating banner
differing expectations

Most Recent:

Family Celebrating Thanksgiving

There may be nothing more disheartening to a parent than an ungrateful child. We work so hard to give them everything they need, everything we didn’t have, more than others could imagine, yet too often it isn’t good enough, they complain, they want more. It’s a familiar scenario, right? The hard truth is, though, that

Read More

0 Discuss   Category: Development, Education, Giving Back, Healthy living, Parenting, School-age children, Uncategorized

swaddled baby sleeping

Originally published December 12th, 2011 Most people aren’t familiar with the term “hip dysplasia.” This little known condition is the leading cause of hip arthritis in young women and accounts for 10% of all total hip replacements in the United States. What is Hip Dysplasia? Hip dysplasia means that the bones of the hip joint are not

Read More

0 Discuss   Category: Bone and joint disorders, Education, Infants, Injury prevention, Uncategorized

what is w sitting

Chances are if you’re reading this, you have probably heard the term “W-sitting” which is why you’d like to know more. If it’s new to you, and you have little ones in your family then you are probably going to come across it at some point. It usually comes up when someone is speaking to

Read More

3 Discuss   Category: Development, School-age children

honey and infants

Botulism. That’s a scary word, isn’t it? Even if you don’t know exactly what it means, you probably know that it isn’t good. It’s also the reason that we don’t feed honey to babies. What is botulism? Botulism is a rare but serious illness that is caused by a certain type of bacteria (primarily Clostridium

Read More

0 Discuss   Category: Infants, Safety

Top Stories:

By Jenn Gonzales, OTR/L

One of the things I love about being an occupational therapist is using unique tools to help a child reach their full potential. One of those tools that may be a bit unexpected is a swimming pool. The properties of water offer unique benefits, are familiar to children and inherently add the unquestionable element of

Read More

3 Discuss  
Category: Development, Hospital care, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy

By Courtney Schmidt, PharmD

This post was originally posted on June 27, 2014. It’s summertime. And here in Florida, that means if you’re outside you’re probably near a pool, lake or beach. Because it is HOT. HOT. HOT. My family’s summertime activities revolve around the water: boogey-boarding at the beach, backyard pool parties and neighborhood splash pads. And while

Read More

0 Discuss  
Category: Safety

By Courtney Schmidt, PharmD

This post was originally posted in November 2014 As we become parents, one of the issues we inevitably face is that of vaccinating our children. For many of us, this doesn’t present a major problem, but for some the decision is fraught with anxiety, questions, fear and uncertainty. With so many sources of information out

Read More

0 Discuss  
Category: Education, Health Decisions, Infants

Read More Posts