• Is That a Wart???

    November 16, 2017

    Warts are very common in childhood. With the help of Dermatologists Dr. Jeannette Jakus and Dr. Lauren Geller, see our tips on managing warts What and Where? Warts are caused by a group of viruses called the human papillomoviruses.  The virus is spread from person to person.  You can also get the virus from touching things…Read More

  • Being Mean to a Friend

    November 9, 2017

    How can we teach children the importance of being kind?  This week, the team at SeedlingsGroup focuses on teaching young children how to learn from a difficult play date and make changes for the future Helping Your Child Understand They’ve Hurt Someone Keep calm and avoid making your child feel shame.  Your reaction can help…Read More

  • The Importance of Iron

    November 2, 2017

    Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency among children in the United States. However, iron deficiency most often causes no symptoms in children.  Iron Deficiency Anemia: Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia in children.    Anemia does not only result in pale skin and decreased energy, but can also affect a…Read More

  • Melatonin…Is it Safe for Children?

    October 26, 2017

    Data supports what many parents already know – improving sleep habits and making behavioral changes are the most effective and long lasting way to ensure good sleep for children.  And though many parents want a “quick fix” for their child’s sleep problem, there is very little data on the safety and efficacy of sleep medications…Read More

  • Constipation and Stool Withholding

    October 19, 2017

    This week’s tip comes from Dr. Nanci Pittman, assistant professor in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Stool withholding is a common problem seen in toddlers. This is when toddlers try to hold in their stool rather than passing it. Often this can occur when a child has constipation and is experiencing pain when passing…Read More