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Protegiendo a Su Bebe del Sol

Escrito Por: Lainie Harris, Penfield Children’s Center ¿Quién no quiere disfrutar de estar afuera durante el verano? Cuando pasa tiempo en la playa, piscina, o simplemente en su propio jardín, es importante recordar proteger a su hijo de los rayos dañinos del sol. Según Hari Cheryl Sachs, M.D., un pediatra en la Administración de Alimentos …

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¿Mi hijo está demasiado enfermo para ir a la guardería infantil?

Por Mel Hendrickson, BSN, RN, Director de Servicios de Salud, Penfield Children’s Center Los niños sufren enfermedades grandes y pequeñas. Algunos no son contagiosas, pero otras sí lo son. ¿Cómo saber  cuándo mantener a su hijo en casa? Pregúntese 3 cosas: La Academia Americana de Pediatría recomienda que responda unas preguntas claves. ¿Tiene su hijo …

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Volunteering with Kids

By: Ellen Anderson, Volunteer Specialist at Penfield Children’s Center When children volunteer, they learn compassion and become more aware of how they can help every day in the community. Also, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to volunteer with young children. As long as they receive age-appropriate tasks, they can feel just as involved …

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The ABC’s of IEP’s

Some children need an extra boost to succeed in the classroom. If your child requires special education, an Individualized Education Plan will be written to help your child with his special need.

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Teaching Children to Share

By: Patricia Newton-Powell, Assistant Director of Child Care Services, Penfield Children’s Center Sharing is difficult, but a normal development process. It helps a child learn how to be a generous person. In a world where we want what we want, when we want it, how on earth is it possible to teach a young child …

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Yoga for Kids

Yoga for kids is therapeutic and FUN! It can also help increase focus, reduce anxiety and improve self-confidence. Try these animal and nature-inspired poses with your little one.

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5 Tactics to Help your Shy Child Cope

By: Caroline Kupchella, Co-Founder, The Indika Alliance Every child has a different personality, and some are just innately shy. Children who tend to be shyer can be uncomfortable in social interactions, and may exhibit signs of clinginess. Self-confidence and comfort in social situations doesn’t come easy to all children, which is why it’s important to …

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Understanding Disabilities

A disability affects a person’s body or brain. Some people have disabilities that you can see and others have disabilities that you cannot see. No matter the person’s abilities, everyone has special talents to share!

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Nutrition Challenge: Eat the Rainbow

By: Olivia Johnson, RD, CD, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center We all know it’s important to eat fruits and vegetables throughout the day. But, are you feeling stuck in a rut, eating boring iceberg lettuce salads and munching on apples or bananas for a snack? Not only are there a variety of fruits and vegetables …

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Shoo la Gripe

Por: Mel Hendrickson, RN, Penfield Children’s Center Achoo! Es esa época del año otra vez; todos parecen estar enfermos. La gripe es fácil de atrapar y fácil de propagar a otros. Aquí hay algunos consejos y trucos para disminuir sus posibilidades de contraer el virus de la influenza y qué observar cuando tu pequeño comienza …

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