Harmony Pediatrics

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A Loving Bond and Developmental Boost for Your Little One As parents, we naturally want to provide the best care and nurturing for our little ones. One practice that has gained popularity in recent years is babywearing. Babywearing involves using a specially designed carrier or wrap to keep your baby close to your body while you go about your daily activities. Not only does babywearing foster a strong parent-child bond, but it also offers numerous benefits for your baby's development. Let's explore the wonderful advantages of babywearing.
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Fueling Fun in the Sun

Healthy Eating Tips for Kids in the Summer Beat the Heat with Hydration and Refreshing Snacks Stay Hydrated: Encourage your child to drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated under the summer sun. Make it fun by infusing water with slices of fruits like citrus, berries, or cucumber to add a hint of flavor. Offer hydrating foods like watermelon, cucumbers, and strawberries that have high water content.
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Shine Bright, Stay Safe

Sun Safety Tips for a Fun-Filled Summer Shielding from the Sun: Essential Sun Protection Apply Sunscreen: Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to protect your child's skin from harmful UV rays. Apply sunscreen generously and evenly to all exposed areas, including face, ears, neck, arms, and legs. Reapply every two hours, or more frequently if your child is swimming or sweating.
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Gardening with Kids

Spring is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature with your children. One fantastic activity that combines fun, learning, and healthy eating is gardening. Gardening with kids not only nurtures their love for nature but also teaches them important lessons about responsibility, patience, and the benefits of nutritious food. Let's explore some delightful and nutritious ideas for gardening with your little ones this spring.
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Earth Day All Year Long

Earth Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the planet and think about how we can make a positive impact on the environment. But the work doesn't end on April 22nd. Here are some tips for keeping the green vibes going all year long.
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Healthy Minds, Happy Kids

Tips for Supporting Your Child's Mental Health As parents and caregivers, we want our children to be healthy and happy in every way, including mentally. But supporting our children's mental health can sometimes feel overwhelming or difficult. Here are some tips for promoting good mental health and well-being in your child, while preserving your own.
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The Power of Mindful Parenting

Mindful parenting is the act of being present and attentive to your child in a non-judgmental way. It's a simple practice with many benefits, both for parents and children. Here's how mindful parenting can benefit your child's development.
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The Power of Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness is the act of paying attention to the present moment with openness and curiosity. It's a simple practice with many benefits, especially for children. Here's how mindfulness can help your child thrive.
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Preparing for Your Beach Vacation

A beach vacation is a wonderful way to spend time with your family and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether planning a trip to a nearby beach or traveling across the country, it’s important to prepare ahead of time to ensure your trip is safe and enjoyable for everyone, especially your children. As…
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Preventing and Dealing with Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a wonderful time, filled with joy and excitement. But it can also be a source of stress and overwhelm, especially for parents. With all the extra tasks and events, it can be easy to feel like there’s not enough time in the day. But it’s important to take care of…
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Fever Facts

The following is for children who do not have chronic illnesses or special circumstances. Those patients have been given specific instructions about fever for their own care.  Fever is  a normal inflammatory response to an infection. Fever helps the body fight the infection and the fever will only ‘break’ when the virus or bacteria is…
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Bringing a Preemie Home

When your little bundle of joy arrives too early, it causes red flags to go off in your mind. For the parents starting their journey caring for their child, here's what you need to keep in mind in subsequent weeks and months.
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