All posts by Michelle Stein

  • Speech Problem in Children

    From cooing, to babbling to saying that first word, the development of verbal communication in children occurs in the same general sequence of steps. However, it’s important to keep in mind that each child follows his own...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Toddler Dies After Swallowing Button-Sized Battery

    It’s hard to imagine that something as tiny as a button could kill your child. But that’s exactly what happened to one Oklahoma toddler after she ingested a small, coin-sized battery. Family members of little Brianna Florer...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • How To Tell If Your Child Has A Concussion

    Ah, football — some might argue that it’s America’s true favorite pastime. With so many fans at the college and professional levels, it’s only natural that young boys would be excited to don those pads and uniforms...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Good Age for Kids to Try Distance Running

    With the growing popularity of 5k and 10k races as fundraisers and awareness events, the amount of children participating in distance-running events seems to be on the rise. It’s odd to think distance running was once thought...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Can Gymnastics Stunt A Child’s Growth?

    Getting kids involved in gymnastics is fantastic way to encourage physical fitness while introducing them to that first structured activity. Although gymnastics can certainly help children develop balance, strength and flexibility, as with any sport, there are certain safety risks...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • A 6 year old boy got Plastic Surgery after getting bullied!

    The topic of plastic surgery on children is a tricky one. Kids can sometimes be teased for a birth mark on the face, or even ears that stick out noticeably. But should they be allowed to correct...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • What Parents Need To Know Before Talking To Children About Terrorism

    The recent terrorists attacks worldwide have served as a harrowing reminder of senseless evil that exists in the world. Although the tragic events have been difficult for adults to emotionally process, the subject of terrorism is even trickier for...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • What Is Cyberbullying?

    Cyberbullying. This buzz word has found its way into headlines of mainstream media outlets time and time again in the past decade or so. We’ve all heard the term used before, but what is it, exactly? Cyberbullying...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • How To Protect Your Kids from Window Blind Fatal Accidents

    Tragically, there have been 571 reported window-covering strangulations since 1986 but what is more alarming is that 49% of total incidents went unreported. In 1 year alone, there were 1,590 reported injuries involving entanglements on window covering cords,...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • What Parents Should Know About Gluten and Kids

    If your child has been diagnosed with celiac disease, then your family is probably well-acquainted with gluten and how to avoid it. There has also been some evidence that a gluten-free diet can help improve behavior in...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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