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Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

By Harmony Pediatrics / July 26, 2023 /

Growing up, we often heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But is it really true? In this blog post, we’ll explore the significance of breakfast and uncover the benefits it offers for our overall health and well-being. Let’s dive in and discover why breakfast holds a special place in our daily routine.

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Mindful Parenting

By Harmony Pediatrics / July 19, 2023 /

School transitions, whether it’s starting a new school year, moving to a different grade, or transitioning to a new school, can bring about a mix of emotions for both children and parents. As parents, it’s important to approach these transitions with mindfulness and empathy, providing the support and guidance needed to nurture your child’s emotional well-being.

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Transitioning Sleep Routines

By Harmony Pediatrics / July 12, 2023 /

As the back-to-school season approaches, it’s important to help your child transition from the more relaxed summer schedule to a structured routine that includes appropriate bedtimes. Adequate sleep is crucial for their overall well-being, concentration, and academic success. In this blog post, we’ll explore some helpful tips to make the transition smoother and support your child in adjusting to back-to-school bedtimes.

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Thriving in the Back-to-School Season

By Harmony Pediatrics / July 5, 2023 /

As the back-to-school season approaches, it’s the perfect time to set the stage for a successful and healthy academic year. By fostering positive habits and routines, we can support our children’s well-being and set them up for academic success. In this blog post, we’ll explore valuable tips and strategies to cultivate healthy habits for the back-to-school season.

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Savor the Flavors of Summer

By Harmony Pediatrics / June 21, 2023 /

Summertime is a season filled with sunshine, outdoor adventures, and a bounty of delicious, fresh produce. As parents, we have a wonderful opportunity to introduce our children to a variety of nutritious foods and instill healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. We’ll explore some exciting tips and ideas to make healthy eating fun and enjoyable for kids during the summer months.

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Babywearing

By Harmony Pediatrics / June 7, 2023 /

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

By Harmony Pediatrics / May 31, 2023 /

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

By Harmony Pediatrics / May 24, 2023 /

By following these sun safety tips, you can ensure your child has a safe and enjoyable summer. Remember, sun safety is not only about protection—it’s about instilling lifelong habits that promote a healthy relationship with the sun.

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Earth Day All Year Long

By Harmony Pediatrics / May 3, 2023 /

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

By Harmony Pediatrics / April 19, 2023 /

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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