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  • Sleep and the Missing Sheep

    By on April 6, 2017

    Cough and colds, school anxiety, and the monster under the bed have made many aware of the value of uninterrupted sleep. It’s a fact that our health, happiness, and at the very least, our sanity, is directly dependent on sleep. So for children who play until they collapse and wake early for school, how can we determine how many hours of sleep they really need? Read on to learn more.

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    Portion Control – March 2017 Nutrition Issue

    By on March 22, 2017

    Eating more often increases energy levels and decreases appetite. Although there is scientific controversy, many believe that eating smaller meals at regular, more frequent interval signals to the body that it doesn’t have to store as much fat and revs your metabolism. But is it really true? Read on to learn more.

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  • The Latest Policy Statement on Media and Childhood Development

    By on February 22, 2017

    In October of 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a long awaited Policy Statement on media and childhood development.  There has been much debate on this topic over the last decade and the most current research has given us the following guidelines.

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  • What is the new car seat law in California?

    By on January 30, 2017

    Children under 2 years of age should be REAR facing until they are 40 pounds OR 40 inches tall. 

    The leading cause of death in children 1-12 years of age is from car accidents. REAR FACING SEATS ARE THE SAFEST WAY FOR TODDLERS TO RIDE IN YOUR CAR. 

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  • 10 Benefits of Vitamin D You Need to Know

    By on March 10, 2016

    Little known benefits to maintaining proper vitamin D levels Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for your body. While vitamin D can be found in small amounts in some foods, including fatty fish, and is frequently added to dairy, most vitamin D is made by our body through exposure to sunlight. A concentration of <30nanograms per milliliter is generally considered

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