Category: Children’s health

Daily water goals for kids you should know

I am sure you have heard this recently, especially this summer. What do your kids often drink? Water makes up 60 percent of our bodies so it makes sense we need to drink up during the day. Many of the … Continue reading

Are sports physicals and well-child checkup the same thing?

It’s that time of year again. Kids are all getting their sports physicals and camp physicals. Did you know this is not the same thing as the annual well child check? Many people think that the $40 exam and paperwork … Continue reading

5 ways the new children’s garden is accessible for all kids!

Yesterday was such a fun day. We opened a new Children’s Garden across the street from Dayton Children’s. The bright, new place to play, learn and grow was built as part of the DaVinci revitalization project for the Greater Old … Continue reading

Is perfectionism a problem for your child?

Alissa spends several hours a day trying to flawlessly perform her gymnastics’ routines. To a casual observer, her movements look amazing for a twelve-year old athlete. However, Alissa is critical of most everything she does in the gym, using that … Continue reading

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