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Chronic Ear Infections in Toddlers

June 13th, 2016|Parenting|

During cold and flu season, you probably just accept that your child, especially if they are in daycare, is going to get sick at some point. Unfortunately, for many toddlers, a mild cold can turn into a painful ear infection when fluid gets trapped in the middle ear. A few ear infections during the toddler years are nothing to be too concerned about. However, if [...]

Is It a Cold or Allergies? When to Come to the Clinic

April 11th, 2016|Parenting, Pediatric Resources|

Is it a seasonal cold or something more serious? It can be difficult to decide when it’s necessary to take your child to the doctor, especially for first-time parents. During springtime specifically, it can be tricky to determine whether your child is suffering from cold or allergy symptoms, and if their symptoms require medical attention. Here’s [...]

Parenting Tips: When to Consider Testing for Dyslexia

March 9th, 2016|Dyslexia & Education, Parenting|

It’s estimated that roughly 5% of all children in elementary school have some form of dyslexia. While this can be a concerning statistic to hear, it’s important that you understand the facts about dyslexic children. Today, though, let’s simply look at when to test for dyslexia. How Do I Know if My Child Has Dyslexia? As [...]

Healthy Living: 9 Healthy Ways to Start Your New Year Right

February 16th, 2016|Diet & Exercise, Parenting|

Maybe 2015’s resolutions didn’t quite come to fruition—we’ve all been there. However, it’s never too late to make small changes to improve the health of you and your family. There’s no better time than January to recommit to you family new year’s resolutions. Here are nine ideas to get you started: Set the Example It’s common [...]

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Parents to Help Inspire Kids with ADHD

January 12th, 2016|ADHD & ADD, Parenting|

With New Year’s fast approaching, it’s time to set forth resolutions for 2016. For parents of a child with ADHD, it’s a great time to reaffirm some goals to help your child to be their best self. Here are some of our suggestions for parents to help inspire a child with ADHD. […]

How to Tell if your Child is Hungry or Bored

September 4th, 2015|Parenting|

Children and adults alike use food as a response to emotions such as anger, sadness and boredom. Unfortunately, this habit can lead to lifelong challenges with weight, nutrition and healthy emotional coping methods. Children that develop healthy eating habits early in life are less likely to struggle with nutritional issues. Discover how to tell if your [...]

6 Pin-Worthy Summer Activities for Kids

August 14th, 2015|Parenting|

Help your child get the most out this summer break with fun activities for kids from Pinterest. These free games for kids are the perfect way to start the day or spend a lazy afternoon. Best of all, they use common household items and are a cinch to set-up! […]

Bringing Home a New Baby! How to Introduce Your Child to a New Brother or Sister

April 3rd, 2015|Parenting|

We understand bringing home a new baby can be challenging for both parents and older children alike. From jealousy to anxiety, siblings often feel intense emotions at the arrival of a new brother or sister. However, you can make the introduction smoother by following our three strategies below. […]

Seven New Year’s Resolutions for Your Children

January 8th, 2015|Parenting, Pediatric Resources|

With the arrival of the New Year, come new opportunities to improve your health. At Woodburn Pediatric Clinic, we believe children and adults alike can benefit from setting healthy New Year’s resolutions. Make being healthy fun while spending quality time with your child with seven of the best New Year’s resolutions for kids: […]