How Crossing the Midline Impacts Your Child’s Development

Everyone knows physical movement is an important part of a healthy life, especially in childhood. Physical activity impacts our health in many ways but did you know that one specific type of physical movement can impact a child’s cognitive and emotional development? “Crossing the midline” requires both sides of the brain to communicate and work… Read More

Tough Talks: Answering Children’s Questions about Violence

With the current 24/7 news cycle, it can difficult to shield your children from hearing about violent acts and tragic events. Many parents wonder, “how do I talk to my young child about something so serious?” We have collected various resources to help. The first thing for parents and caregivers to understand is that safety… Read More

Ear Infection? There’s an app for that.

Okay, so the app isn’t available quite yet, but by next year, we might be able to diagnose an ear infection using an app! According to Smithsonian Magazine, scientists from the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute have developed a smartphone app called EarHealth. The app uses a paper funnel and chirping sounds to… Read More

Measles- What do we need to know?

You’ve probably heard a lot about measles on the news recently. Hearing the word “outbreak” can be scary and bring up a lot of questions. So, what do we need to know to keep our children safe and healthy? Measles, also known as Rubeola, is more than a rash and can be serious! The Centers for… Read More

2019 Immunization Schedule

“On-time vaccination throughout childhood is essential because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases. Vaccines are tested to ensure that they are safe and effective for children to receive at the recommended ages.” — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Keeping all children healthy and safe is our number… Read More