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It's not perfect. It's parenting.

July 2022

Teacher is working with a young boy in a classroom and he is not paying attention.

ADHD: What parents need to know

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) has received a lot of media coverage over the past decade. Sometimes it gives families helpful knowledge and at other times it can cause confusion or fear about this common diagnosis. Here’s what you really need to know about ADHD.

How to keep the kids busy this summer

Ahh...summer. One of the most popular seasons for kids. They’re out of school and get to… to… well, what should they do? For those times when you’re ready to pull your hair out to keep them entertained, try these tips.

Woman sprays bug repellant on young child while outside in a woody area.

Stick it to ticks this summer – easy ways to avoid, remove and treat tick bites

As we kick off the summer season, there’s a lot to be excited about—sunshine, family vacations and tons of outdoor fun. But one thing to remember as your family is outside more often is to check for ticks after playing, hiking or exploring tall grass or wooded areas. 

Things to know about tonsillectomy

We’ve all been to the doctor where they check your vitals, heart, lungs and neck, among other things. But, what are they even checking in the mouth? It’s the tonsils! For kids, this is the part where they stick out their tongue and say “ahhh.” But, when their tonsils are causing problems, it may be time for a tonsillectomy.