Children & Teens

Fun Activities for this Fall

2021-04-12T19:28:56-04:00September 1st, 2020|

Autumn is quickly approaching and I don’t think anyone would argue with the sentiment that it has been quite an interesting year so far. There’s a joke floating among the recesses of the internet claiming that March 2020 has been the longest month in existence. [...]

Overcoming Childhood Obesity

2021-04-12T19:32:42-04:00July 2nd, 2020|

Adolescant obesity is when a 2-19 year old person has a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile per the CDC sex-specific BMI-for-age growth charts. BMI is one value used to define weight status by comparing your height to weight ratio to [...]

Mother’s and Covid-19

2020-05-21T10:40:46-04:00May 21st, 2020|

Amidst this pandemic, birthdays and holidays still come and go. As a collective, we are adjusting how we celebrate and express our love and gratitude. This month in the United States, we will celebrate Mother’s Day in a way that is foreign to many of [...]

In Honor of Autism Awareness Day: For all the visual chart makers, For all the fidget providers, For those filled with love and patience, For those who learned the language, An appreciation post for all the caregivers.

2020-04-27T10:57:47-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd. It’s a time when people wear blue and rock their multi-colored puzzle pieces in order to bring attention to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, what it means and the many shapes it can take. The goal of the day [...]

ADHD Awareness Month

2020-01-03T21:26:32-05:00September 26th, 2019|

October is ADHD Awareness month.  Merriam-Webster defines awareness as knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists.  Most of us can acknowledge that something is happening or exists because we can see it, feel it, smell it, hear it or taste it with at [...]

National Childhood Obesity Month

2020-01-03T21:30:18-05:00August 29th, 2019|

Childhood obesity is considered to be a major public health problem because of the recent increase of obesity in children. There are steps that families, providers and communities can take to support healthy growth in children and work to decrease the rate of childhood obesity. [...]

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