Category: Parenting

Healthy Gift Ideas for Your Child

This holiday season, help the child in your life take a step in the right direction by giving the gift of good health. “Active gifts that promote physical exercise can be fun and rewarding,” Christie Bernard, RN, BSN, resource nurse … Continue reading

Preteens, sex and the internet

By Gregory Ramey, PhD, child psychologist at Dayton Children’s and Dayton Daily News columnist Preteen children have discovered sex on the internet. Internet entries for “sex” and “porn” are the fourth and sixth most popular items searched by children 8 … Continue reading

Toys/Games for Language Stimulation in Preschoolers

This holiday season choose toys and games that will help your preschooler get ready for a lifetime of learning! Here are some suggestions to help your preschooler with language development from our pediatric speech and language pathologists. 1. Cat in … Continue reading

Toys for Language Stimulation in Toddlers

Choose toys this holiday season that will get your toddlers talking! Here are some recommendations from our pediatric language and speech pathologists to help you and your toddler develop strong language skills. 1. Hasbro Playskool Busy Ball Popper $26.99 Target … Continue reading

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