Monthly Archives: March 2018

5 Books to Get Your Child Excited About Visiting a Doctor

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends reading regularly with young children to stimulate optimal patterns of brain development and to strengthen parent-child relationships at a critical time in child development. Reading not only builds language, literacy, and social-emotional skills that make a life-long positive impact on children, reading encourages young minds to seek out [...]

2020-11-17T20:19:04+00:00March 18th, 2018|

10 Steps to Potty Training Success

On average, babies and toddlers can go through over 8,000 diapers before they are fully potty trained and reputable sources such as the American Academy of Pediatrics say that it can take anywhere from 34 to 38 months for children to be physically and emotionally ready. Of course, every child is different and some are [...]

2020-11-17T20:15:40+00:00March 18th, 2018|

Tips to Make Sure Your Baby Sleeps Safely

You’re about to become a first time parent and no doubt you’ve read all the books, tirelessly searched the internet, and addressed a million questions and concerns with your pediatrician, but you can’t really know what to expect when bringing home your precious bundle of joy until the day actually comes. Let TLC Pediatrics reassure [...]

2020-11-17T20:13:35+00:00March 18th, 2018|

School Shootings

Have you been wondering how to talk to your child about school shootings? It’s a difficult topic, and the age and maturity of your child can add to the complexity. For young children under 8 who are not directly involved in the shootings, the AAP recommends trying to shield them as much as possible, limiting [...]

2020-11-17T19:59:21+00:00March 9th, 2018|