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Health Anxiety In Parents

February 29, 2024

Every parent hopes their child never gets sick or experiences pain. Unfortunately, it’s an inevitable aspect of growing up. Yet, for parents grappling with health anxiety, a sick child can trigger an overwhelming level of worry. Constant worry about the well-being of yourself and your children can be overwhelming, impacting both your mental and emotional...

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7 Tips For Parenting Through Grief

February 15, 2024

Grief is a tricky thing, and everyone deals with it in their own way. When grief makes its way into your life as a parent, navigating the delicate balance between parenting and healing can be overwhelming. Parenting through grief can pose its own set of challenges as you try to juggle caring for yourself while...

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Building Strong Bonds: 10 Parent-Child Relationship Tips

January 31, 2024

The parent-child relationship is one of the most profound and influential connections in a person’s life, and it starts from a very young age. Building a strong bond with your child is essential for their emotional well-being, development, and overall happiness. Here at Holly Springs Pediatrics, we understand just how important this relationship is, and...

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Handling Common Childhood Injuries: First Aid Essentials

January 15, 2024

Parenthood is full of ups and downs, with a side of inevitable bumps and bruises that come with an active and adventurous childhood. While it’s impossible to shield children from every scrape or tumble, parents can empower themselves with essential first aid skills to respond effectively to common childhood injuries. From minor cuts and bruises...

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Preparing Siblings For A New Baby

December 29, 2023

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting and transformative experience, but it can also be a time of adjustment and change for older siblings. How parents prepare and support their existing children can greatly influence how smoothly the transition to a bigger family goes.  How To Prepare Your Toddler For A New...

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The Four Parenting Styles Explained

December 15, 2023

Parenting is one of the most significant and challenging roles a person can take on. How parents choose to raise their children can have a significant impact on their development and future well-being. Research and psychologists have identified four main parenting styles that capture the various approaches parents take when it comes to nurturing and...

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When Should You Have Your Child’s Hearing Checked?

November 30, 2023

A child’s hearing has a significant impact on their overall development, communication skills, learning abilities, and social interactions. Hearing loss can occur when any part of the ear hasn’t developed or is not functioning properly. For children experiencing hearing loss, it can affect the development of their speech, language, and social skills.  Children’s Hearing The...

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Teaching Kids The Importance Of Gratitude: Thanksgiving 101

November 15, 2023

In a world that often emphasizes materialism, instilling the value of gratitude and giving thanks in children is crucial. Teaching kids to appreciate the blessings they have and to express their gratitude not only nurtures positive character traits but also fosters a sense of empathy, connection, and emotional well-being.  Teaching Children The Importance Of Gratitude...

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5 Fun Winter Activities For Kids

October 31, 2023

The arrival of the winter months and cooler temperatures bring a delightful opportunity for families to indulge in a wide range of activities that will be loved by everyone— from outdoor adventures to cozy indoor pastimes. Winter activities can keep your children entertained all while creating lasting memories during the most magical time of year....

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10 Halloween Safety Tips For Children

October 16, 2023

The long-awaited October 31st, when your child gets to dress up as their favorite Disney princess or bewildered beast. Halloween offers a unique opportunity for kids to unleash their imaginations and embrace their playful spirit. Amidst the thrill and anticipation of the big night, Halloween safety should never be overshadowed or overlooked. Halloween Safety Halloween...

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