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Age: Little Kids

Why I’m the “nerdy aunt”

By: Dr. Abboud In my house I am known as the ‘nerdy aunt’ by my children.  For my nieces, nephews and my own children, as birthday and gift giving time approach, I am always looking for educational activities or magazines … Continue reading

Take the pool pledge

Children drown quickly and silently.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the majority of deaths and injuries in pools and spas involve children ages 1-2 and occur in residential settings. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death … Continue reading

Dangerous exploration

The headlines continue to be written about children who have been left alone unattended in a vehicle and died due to heatstroke.  According to Safe Kids Worldwide, every 10 days in the United States a child dies when left alone … Continue reading

Why vaccinations aren’t a debate for me

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer This is a big week for Sprout…his 4 year physical is coming up! This will be the first pediatrician appointment in which we will be able to adequately assess his hearing and vision in the office, … Continue reading

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