5 Tips For Disciplining Your Child In Public

November 15, 2022

It’s a tale as old as time— your child acts like an angel until you get into the public eye. Some children may act out in public due to overstimulation, while others may feel like they are less likely to be disciplined in front of an audience. Regardless, disciplining your child in public can be...

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5 Common Toddler Behavior Problems (And What To Do About Them)

October 29, 2022

Toddlers are frustrating and adorable in equal measures. They’re learning how to communicate, but their words aren’t always clear. Toddler behavior problems are not uncommon, as they are undergoing intellectual, social, and motor changes and may become overwhelmed yet lack the skills to communicate these feelings properly. Misbehaving occurs as they struggle to process these...

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4 Ways To Protect Your Child Online

October 14, 2022

Technology and the internet continue to advance and sweep our nation’s attention and time. Yet, there are several risks that come with sharing your life and information online. As a parent, you want to protect your child online and at all costs. Of course, social media, online gaming, and general internet use can be fun...

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Well-Baby Visits: Newborn To 6 Months

September 30, 2022

When your baby is thriving and growing, it’s easy to look past the importance of routine well-baby visits. However, babies are rapidly growing and developing in their first year of life, making it difficult to take in all of the changes. Well-baby visits ensure your child’s growth and development is on track and to take...

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5 Coexisting Conditions Of ADHD

September 15, 2022

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that leads to hyperactivity, difficulty paying attention, and impulsiveness. ADHD is considered one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children. According to CHADD, more than two-thirds of individuals experience coexisting conditions of ADHD. These conditions may present extra challenges for your child. Knowing the warning signs...

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A Guide For Helping Your Picky Eater

August 31, 2022

Let’s be honest, as a kid, eating chocolate and sweets was much more enjoyable than broccoli. However, good nutrition is crucial as a child grows and develops. Food is a source of energy and offers essential nutrients that help build healthy bones, reduce infections, strengthen the body’s cells, and may decrease the chances of certain...

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6 Ways To Distract Your Child During Shots

August 13, 2022

There are very few people who like getting shots. For a child, shots are accompanied by pain and a realm of the unknown. However, per the CDC, vaccines can prevent serious diseases that at one point caused mass death of many infants, children, and adults. Without vaccines, children are subject to severe illness or death....

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Tips For Water Safety

July 29, 2022

Swimming during the hotter months is a great way to have some fun and beat the heat, but unfortunately, swimming pools and bodies of water are responsible for hundreds of child drownings every year. Even when using a life jacket, children should always be supervised by an adult trained to react in different situations. Whether...

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5 Activities To Get Your Child Outside

July 15, 2022

There once was a world before boundless technology, when Amazon was just a river, and you played Scrabble, not Words With Friends. Since those days, numerous technological advancements have increased our access to digital media and changed how we view entertainment. However, this increased access should not diminish the opportunity to spend time with your...

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Fresh Summer Dinner Ideas the Whole Family Will Love

June 30, 2022

When fresh ingredients come to mind, fruits and vegetables are at the top of our list. Summertime is the perfect season to explore new flavors and get the whole family on board. With all the current dietary restrictions, there are options for everyone – vegetarian, vegan, and more.  At Holly Springs Pediatrics, we understand the...

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