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Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness, or the intentional practice of bringing one’s attention to the present-moment experience without judgment, has become a buzzword lately after the popularization by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and the development of smartphone apps like Headspace and Calm. It

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12 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

By: Kathleen Berchelmann, MD, FAAP  (Adapted from healthychildren.org) Tired of bickering, jealousy, and selfishness? Kids are naturally materialistic and self-serving– but the good news is that gratitude can be taught. And from gratitude flows joy. Teaching Children Gratitude

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Update On Pediatric Covid Vaccine

The exciting news in pediatrics is that we are finally able to vaccinate our patients against COVID-19 starting at 6 months of age. We held our first vaccine clinic at The Village Doctor last week and all of

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Tips For Well Care Visits / Check Ups

Spring has sprung.  And summer brings forms, lots of camp, sports, and school forms, and our check up “high season.”  Here are some tips to help make the well visit more comfortable, efficient, and meaningful for all involved.

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Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness, or the intentional practice of bringing one’s attention to the present-moment experience without judgment, has become a buzzword lately

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