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You’ve probably heard of mindfulness, but did you know that practicing mindfulness can be valuable for young children and teens? Kids who learn mindfulness not only show improved patience but also better grades in school! Dr. Lisa Ryan talks about mindfulness, what it is, and how mindfulness exercises could benefit your family. Plus, 5 tips
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Knowing how to address problems and regain control before a situation arise is a parenting skill that will make life easier and improve your relationships. The behavior skill of Preventive Teaching shows you how to address problems before the rise by anticipating what will happen and being proactive in addressing it. PREVENTIVE TEACHING While we
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Help your young athlete prepare for running, whether for cross country, track, 5K or a fun run! Developed by pediatric sports medicine specialists from the Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center, the program focuses on 10 stretching and strengthening exercises to improve flexibility, strength and endurance of the muscles used for running.
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Are you as addicted to the “Good jobs!” and gold stars as the rest of us. More to the point – is your child? #peacefulparenting VLOG, BOOK & TOY RECOMMENDATIONS HERE: www.theparentingjunkie.com F A C E B O O K: (Cuz I post inspiring, uplifting things there!) http://www.facebook.com/theparentingjunkie FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/parentingjunkie For more
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At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, clinicians are specially trained to make a child’s experience as comfortable as possible. In many cases, we apply “ouchless” techniques to ease patients’ fears and limit pain. We use medications and distraction techniques to safely and effectively comfort patients, resulting in better cooperation and more accurate and thorough assessments. Learn
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Kids chore charts are a positive parenting tool parents can use to reduce stress and chaos, teach responsibility and consequences, and increase self-confidence. http://www.smarterparenting.com/blog/single/how-to-make-kids-chore-charts-work If chore charts are so effective, why don’t more parents use them? It’s because parents don’t know how to make chore charts work. They try them once, they don’t work, and
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I have two kids – and I’ve faced the battle twice. I have to go back to work while still nursing. What happens if the baby simply won’t take a bottle? Here are my tips for easing the transition. Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog by mom physicians at St Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University
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What is PTSD? Post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD definition is a mental condition that develops after exposure to a terrifying event or events where someone feels they are in grave physical danger. POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) Everyone will experience traumatic events and most will recover. Someone with PTSD relives the traumatic experience over and
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient, Lorelai, performing her own version of Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ #ShakeItOffLorelai Show Lorelai some support by “liking” this video and leaving a comment below. Learn more about St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Find a Physician, Get Directions, Request an Appointment, See current ER Wait Times http://www.stlouischildrens.org Want to hear
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Help! My kids won’t sleep – some thoughts on creating a peaceful and effective bedtime. Sign up to my email list here: www.theparentingjunkie.com #peacefulparenting VLOG, BOOK & TOY RECOMMENDATIONS HERE: www.theparentingjunkie.com F A C E B O O K: (Cuz I post inspiring, uplifting things there!) http://www.facebook.com/theparentingj… FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/parentingjunkie Huge peace and
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Thomas and Quinton share a very special bond at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Both boys used a Berlin Heart as they awaited heart transplant. Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady, the director of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses how this kind of “assist” technology, that wasn’t around decades ago, has dramatically improved the experience and
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