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The Busy Family’s Summer Safety Guide

May is here, and that means parents are welcoming in the season of graduations, proms, end-of-year parties, and making plans for summers filled with fun for their kids. With all of the excitement comes moments of worry and extra precautions to keep kids and their friends safe. The increased levels of activity outdoors, sometimes supervised by someone other than yourself, can open your child up to more injuries and accidents. At the same time, the more time your child spends at home... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Monday, May 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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5 Tips For Getting Kids Through Allergy Season

In the Mid South, we know that April showers certainly bring May flowers; but they also bring springtime allergies. As we gear up for allergy season in the Mid South, we know to keep our tissues handy and our allergy medicines fully stocked. But how can we prepare our kids for this especially sneezy season? If your child tends to sneeze, cough, or have ENT (ear, nose, and throat) issues as spring rolls around, seasonal allergies are likely the culprit. Seasonal allergies, also known as... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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Save The Date: Mid South Baby & Kids Expo 2017

After a year hiatus, the Mid South Baby & Kids Expo is back in 2017, and at a new location! Join us on Saturday, April 1 at the Agricenter, from 10AM-3PM. The Expo is $5 per person, with free admission for kids ages 12 and under. For over a decade, the Expo has been a resource for parents across the Mid South. The Expo offers an array of fun activities, giveaways, and events for the whole family to enjoy. Not only is there plenty of fun, but the Expo also gives expert advice to... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 0 comments
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Heart Healthy Kids

Soon after the holidays ended, our shopping centers quickly shifted from Christmas and New Year’s decor to Valentine’s Day chocolates, hearts, and frills. With these symbols of love surrounding us as we run our errands, now is the perfect time to talk to our kids about the value of loving and taking care of themselves. For those of us who are lucky enough to have healthy kids, we want to do all we can to keep them healthy and active in the years ahead. One of the most... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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New AAP public service announcement on immunizations

In a new  public service announcement  for February, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers an important message in support of immunizations. The PSA, part of a monthly series, is available in both English and Spanish. Pediatricians Dr. Anita Chandra and Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez explain how immunizations will give children the protection they need to live healthy lives. Read More
Posted by Vanessa Smith at Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 0 comments
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