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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6 Educational Activities Kids Will Actually Like

June 15, 2022

If you were to ask your kids what they’re most excited about for summer vacation, it’s very possible that educational activities might not even make the list. School may be out, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to end. At Holly Springs Pediatrics, we understand the importance of education all year round. These activities...

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4 Common Food Allergies in Children

May 31, 2022

When your child is young, it can be alarming to know that they could develop allergies. There are allergy tests that can be a valuable resource, but it is also important to know what allergies are out there. Some allergies are far more common than others. This is a great place to start. Here, we...

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5 Tips for Organizing Summer Plans for the Family

May 14, 2022

Summer is almost here! As school ends, the kids are always ready to know what activity to expect next. Organizing summer plans can mean finding productive ways to keep the kids busy and entertained. This does not have to be a hassle! By creating the plan now, you can go into summer knowing that you...

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8 Tips for Choosing a Pediatrician

April 29, 2022

Whether you are an expectant parent looking for a pediatrician for the first time, or a parent looking to change pediatricians, making the right choice can seem daunting. There are so many things to consider, but choosing a pediatrician can be a little bit easier with these tips. 1. Ask for Referrals and Opinions Get...

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6 Tips for Raising Kids in the Digital Age

April 17, 2022

As parents, you often hear about the dangers of raising kids in the digital age. There is the risk of too much screen time or the overuse of digital devices in children. But at every turn, there seems to be some type of digital device. From the cell phone in your hand, the television in...

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8 Common Food Sensitivities in Children

March 31, 2022

Food intolerances and sensitivities are extremely common and seem to be on the rise, particularly among children. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 20% of the world’s population may have food intolerance. Before we dig into the most common food sensitivities in children, let’s first explain the difference between them and allergies.  Difference Between...

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