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At KFPP we strongly encourage families to be active participants in their child’s healthcare. To meet that goal we offer frequent and timely parent education updates. Read this month’s topic and review the list from previous months.


 

Medical Memos By Dr. Adam Aronson

Lyme Disease

Dealing with Tragedies

Sports-Related Concussions

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Big Kids to Bed

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Little Kids to Bed

Getting Kids Ready for School

Arming Yourself Against the Flu

There’s No Cure for the Common Cold

HealthyChildren.org

Allergies or Asthma? How to tell the difference

Family Media Plan Model healthy media use practices in your family.

Toothbrushing Tips Get your little ones brushing for life

Chillin’ with Winter Tips for a safe and healthy winter.

Cell Phone Sexting Dealing with a new teen challenge.

New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Let this New Year start off right.

Beware of Bullying Know how to talk to your kids to prevent bullying.

Back to School Tips It’s that time of year again. Lots of ideas to make the transition smoother.

Traveling with Kids It doesn’t have to be so hard! Try these helpful tips.

Summer Safety Tips Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Family Fitness During your child’s school-age years, your goal should be not only to get your child moving, but to turn exercise into a lifelong habit.

Does Your Child Really Need an Annual Physical? Well visits (check ups) are an essential part of keeping your children healthy. Comprehensive care means more than just healing sick children and well visits are not just the time to get camp and school forms filled out.

Preparing Kids for Camp To help prevent homesickness check out these tips.

Preventing Sports Injuries Reduce the risk of injury in your young athletes.

Seating arrangements: Are young airline passengers safe in a parent’s lap?Families planning to travel by airplane often wonder whether they should buy a seat for their young child or have the child sit in a parent’s lap.

What’s Best for Thirsty Kids A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) explains that sports and energy drinks are vastly different.


 

How Kids Grow – Parent Education Links

A Parent’s Guide to Safe Sleep

Bathing Your Newborn

Bottle Feeding Basics

Growing Independence: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Optimizing Nutrition for Toddlers

Playing is How Toddlers Learn

Potty Training 101

Teething: 4 to 7 Months

Why Breastfeed?

Growing Independence: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Using Their Words: Getting a Good Start in Literacy

Is Your Child Ready for School?

Eating Out with Young Kids

Bedtime Routine for School-Age Children

Helping Your Child Grow a Healthy Self Esteem

Promoting Physical Activity as a Way of Life

Making Healthy Food Choices

Talking to Your Child About Sex

Homework and Developing Responsibility

Beware of Bullying

Treating Acne

Stages of Adolescence

What’s Going On in the Teenage Brain

Dating Violence: Tips for Parents

Drug Abuse Prevention Starts with Parents

When the Pressure to Excel Gets Out of Hand

Healthy College Living

Letting Go for College

The Transition from High School to College