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Bullying and Its Impact on Children’s Mental Health

Over the years many of us as adults had to deal with aggressive and short-tempered employers. You probably remember how that made you feel, and how you reacted to being treated that way. Even as an adult, it was difficult to handle. Can you imagine how that will affect a child? Let’s consider bullying and

Allergies in Children: Identifying Triggers and Managing Symptoms

Children are little bacteria magnets. They pick up every possible germ in their path. The same is true for allergens since kids have never met an allergen they didn’t like. Whether it’s food, the environment, or pets, the list goes on and on. Parents must be on guard all the time. Common allergies in children:

Setting Up a Homework Routine: Strategies for Productive Study Time

If you have a tween or teen in high school suddenly overwhelmed with more homework than they’ve ever had before, maybe it’s time to intervene. You could try to help without seeming bossy by giving them some study tips you used, or you could also let them figure it out themselves. Whichever way you decide,

Pediatric Mental Health: Identifying Signs of Stress and Anxiety

Many young couples today have made the decision not to have any children. If you ask them their reasons, they will tell you they don’t want to bring children into a world with turmoil, hate, and uncertainty about their future. After years of living through COVID, now there is war and economic stress which certainly

Navigating Flu Season: What You Should Know

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, there is a chill in the air, kids are picking out their favorite costumes for Halloween, and we are getting ready for Thanksgiving. This time of year also should remind you to get a flu shot. It’s the time to protect not only yourself but

What To Do If You Think Your Teen Is Struggling With Mental Health

Tweens and teens are on a constant rollercoaster of emotions, and the hormonal changes don’t help the situation. Most parents can vividly remember their own teen years and what that time was like, but they didn’t have the challenges today’s kids deal with. Too much communication can be damaging to young kids, especially if it’s

Transitioning Your Child Back to Their School Sleep Schedule

Transitioning your child back to their school sleep schedule is really not that difficult as long as you focus on the key word: transitioning. That doesn’t mean the day before school starts or even the weekend before. Transition means taking slow and steady steps. We will explain.

Strategies for a Successful Back-to-School Season

As we approach the much-anticipated back-to-school season, kids and parents alike are gearing up for a fresh start. This year, we’re excited to present Genesis Pediatrics’ updated back-to-school guide, filled with innovative tips to ensure a smooth and worry-free transition. Stay Ahead with Updated Immunizations Stay Ahead with updated immunizations ensuring your child is up-to-date

Kids & Anxiety: What Is Normal and When to Talk With a Doctor

Everyone has experienced anxiety in the last several years. That includes kids. It was painful to stay indoors, not be able to go to school or participate in after-school activities, and have limited time with friends. You can’t turn those feelings off with a switch. Now that the pandemic and its restrictions are behind us,

Your Guide To Raising Healthy Active Kids

Have kids? If so, you know how our culture and the internet can interfere with parental guidance. They would much rather pay attention to “so-called” experts on Tiktok than listen to their parents. The good news is that you can counter almost everything the world puts in front of your kids. It takes patience and