The Crawling Debate: Is the Crawling Milestone Critical?

The Crawling Debate: Is the Crawling Milestone Critical?

Kate Hannifan, MD Many parents are excited for their babies to reach their crawling milestones and wonder when this will happen. Some worry that their child is not “on track” if they have not achieved a crawling milestone by a certain age. Although many babies crawl...
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a program dedicated to promoting the countless benefits of reading to young children. From infancy, reading to your child can improve their cognitive development, language skills, creativity and imagination, and prepare them...
A Seed or a Pet? Adding Chia Seeds to Your Diet

A Seed or a Pet? Adding Chia Seeds to Your Diet

Besides entertainment, adding chia seeds to your diet is of great benefit. You’ve seen the cute Chia Pets in the stores or on TV — clay figures shaped like various characters that grow “chia hair” when you water. Suddenly, Kermit the Frog has a beard!   As loveable as...
Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Preschoolers

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Preschoolers

The first day of preschool is sure to be an exciting time for you and your child! Still, the thought of starting preschool can bring up a variety of emotions leaving parents feeling anxious. “Where has my cuddly baby gone? How can they be this big already?” Your...