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Archive for Author: thedocs

Controlling Screen Time

An entire generation is growing up with internet-enabled devices, and many parents wonder how they should be controlling screen time. A 2017 Common Sense Media survey showed 70 percent of parents said they’re concerned about the amount of time...

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Poetry for Kids

April is National Poetry Month! It’s a great time to read poetry with kids. Maybe you have never been a poetry lover or your kids think poetry is boring. Give some of these books a try…they just might change your mind....

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Snow White and Seasonal Allergies

Grumpy, Sneezy and Sleepy may be names of Snow White’s dwarves, but they’re also signs your child may be suffering from seasonal allergies.  Read on to learn how to differentiate allergies from illness, and whether or not your child...

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Books About Math

Reading recommendations from Dr. Alice Mar of our sister practice, Farrell Pediatrics March is the beginning of spring which means bunnies and flowers and cute baby animals. And of course, it is also one of the best holidays of...

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March into Spring Fitness

It’s time to move those feet! In April, Farrell and South Riding Pediatrics are hosting a Step Challenge that offers fun challenges and prizes for ALL members of the family. Click here to participate. First, you’ll need to purchase pedometers...

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The Spring Step Challenge 2019

It’s time to get stepping! Join Farrell and South Riding Pediatrics in our annual step challenge from April 1-30. The top three children or adolescent finishes will receive $50 towards their favorite athletic brand or store! Anyone who...

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Books for Mystery Lovers

February is a short month full of what feels like long cold days. Nothing is better on one of those endless winter days than a cozy mystery. Kids like mysteries and puzzles as much as adults. Here are some...

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Kid Approved Newbery Winners

Reading recommendations from Dr. Alice Mar of our sister practice, Farrell Pediatrics January is an exciting month in the world of children’s literature. Mid-January the top awards in children’s literature are announced. These awards include the Caldecott award (for...

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