• Reflective Practice

    November 24, 2021

    Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude, and reflective practice can help people connect with feelings of gratitude. Reflective practice is the act of thinking about our experiences in order to learn from them for the future. As a provider, you may want to find time to reflect and encourage families to do so as…Read More

  • Supporting Children Through Painful Procedures

    November 17, 2021

    A trip to the doctor’s office can be scary for children, especially when there are possibilities of vaccines and bloodwork. Over the next month, we will be sharing a series of tips on how to help make children feel more comfortable during a wide variety of procedures. Here are three to get started: Take Deep Breaths Encouraging…Read More

  • Creating a Yes Environment

    November 10, 2021

    As babies grow, they become more mobile, and caregivers may find themselves saying “no” a lot more as they try to help children navigate their surroundings. Exploration is a key part of growth and saying “no” often makes it less effective. By baby-proofing and creating a “yes” environment, caregivers can save “no” for the times…Read More

  • Picky Eating

    November 3, 2021

    During well-child visits, you may hear complaints from caregivers about their child’s picky eating.  As a provider, you can validate parents’ concerns, set expectations, and explain how giving some choices can promote their child’s autonomy and healthy eating habits. You can remind parents of both the importance of not forcing a child to eat and…Read More