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Posted by: Emily Decker, MD on Sep 06, 2018


Homework is important and provides countless benefits like improved comprehension, cognition and memory. So, how can you encourage your child to do their homework without a nightly battle? Check out these six tips to take the hassle out of homework.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Back to School: How to Get Your Kids Ready for the Year Ahead

Aug 07, 2018

Summer has flown by and, seemingly out of nowhere, it’s time to prepare the kids to head back to school – a transition that can be tough on caregivers and kids, alike. Read More

How to Choose an Urgent Care

Aug 01, 2018

Convenience seldom plays a role in the timing of your child’s illness or injury. Take the sudden earache at 3 in the morning…or a fall down the stairs on a Sunday afternoon. Sporting injuries are more likely in the evening or on a weekend. Read More

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The Importance of Having a Relationship With Your Child's Pediatrician

Jul 27, 2018

Find out why seeing a pediatric primary care provider (PCP) - a physician or nurse practitioner who knows your child best - is crucial to your child’s health.  Read More

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Setting Up Your Child for a Successful Summer Camp Experience

Jun 05, 2018

The decision to enroll your child in a summer camp is only the first step. With the variety of options, parents may wonder about the possible benefits. What should you consider when selecting and preparing a child for camp? Read More

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What Parents Need to Know About the Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Apr 05, 2018

So far, 94 cases have been reported in 17 states and two people have died from bleeding from the use of synthetic cannabinoids. Read More

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6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Toilet Training

Mar 30, 2018

Toilet training is a big milestone for children but can also be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Understanding the process is important and so is recognizing when it might be beneficial to reach out for professional help. Read More

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JUULing: What Parents Need to Know About the Latest Teen Trend

Mar 15, 2018

If you are the parent of a middle or high school student, you know there’s a new trend every month, if not more often. Recently, JUULs (pronounced like jewels) and JUULing have become all the rage. Read More

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Substance Abuse: Are You Worried Your Teen May Using?

Mar 06, 2018

You are not alone. The media is exploding with information on opioid overdoses, and the debate about the legalization of marijuana wages on. Here are a few important things to know about teen substance abuse. More teens that not have used alcohol. Read More