O) Tips for Taking Care of Your 6-8 Year Old

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forms.png TIPP – 6 Years – Safety For Your Child

At six years old your child will become more independent and able to do more things that are dangerous. Your child can learn a few simple things to do for protection, but you must still be in charge of his or her safety.

forms.png Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 6 Year Old

CHILDREN ARE CONSTANTLY CHANGING. And while you as parents can’t anticipate every change, these Well Child Tips can prepare you for what lies ahead and help you raise a healthy and safe child.

forms.png TIPP – 8 Years – Safety For Your Child

At age 8, children are now taking off on their own. They try to do daring things and may not want to obey grown up rules. But, your child can learn safety rules with your help and reminders.

forms.png Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 8 Year Old

CHILDREN ARE CONSTANTLY CHANGING. And while you as parents can’t anticipate every change, these Well Child Tips can prepare you for what lies ahead and help you raise a healthy and safe child.

forms.png Georgia Immunization Requirements for Child Care and School Attendance Information for Parents

Georgia law requires that all children who attend child care and enter school be up to date on immunizations to be protected against these diseases: diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hib, measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, tetanus, varicella (chickenpox), polio, and pneumococcal disease. The following information lists specific Georgia state immunization requirements for children entering child care and school.

forms.png Bullying: It’s Not OK

Bullying is when one child picks on another time and time again. Usually the children being bullied are either weaker or smaller, are shy, and generally feel helpless. Learn more about bullying and how to protect children from this behavior and also how to prevent it.

forms.png Drug Abuse Prevention Starts With Parents

Parents are the strongest influence children have. As a parent, you have a major influence on your child’s decision whether or not to use drugs. Learn more about how you can keep your child drug free.

forms.png Everybody Gets Mad: Helping Your Child Cope With Conflict

As we all know, everyone gets mad. Your child is no exception. Although anger doesn’t usually last long, it is a very strong emotion. Learn how to help your child cope with conflict and feelings of anger.

forms.png Friends Are Important: Tips For Parents

Friendships take on new meaning and importance as your child grows and can be some of your child’s most important relationships. As important as these friendships are, you as a parent will want to know your child’s friends and monitor these relationships.

forms.png After the Shots…What to do if Your Child has Discomfort

Your child may need extra love and care after getting vaccinated. Some vaccinations that protect children from serious diseases also can cause discomfort for a while. Here are answers to questions many parents have after their children have been vaccinated.

forms.png Healthy Habits Assessment

The Healthy Habits quiz will help you and your child’s doctor assess your child’s nutrition and fitness habits. Your child is at an age where they are establishing lifelong health habits and we want to make sure they are on the right track.

forms.png Indoor Activities For Kids

Do you need help planning indoor activities for you and your family? Below is a list of ideas that will help you to get started.

forms.png Healthy Snacks For Kids

With the abundance of food choices and their health claims It’s hard to know just what snacks really are healthy for your child. Start here for some snack ideas that your child will like and that you can trust.

forms.png Healthy Choices for Healthy Kids

Use these simple, but effective suggestions for helping your family live a healthy lifestyle.

forms.png TIPP – Tips For Getting Your Children to Wear Bicycle Helmets

Bicycle helmets are critical in preventing head injuries if your child has a bicycle accident. As your child gets older, it can sometimes be a bit tricky to get them to wear their helmet. Learn how you can be a positive influence in getting your child to wear a helmet.

forms.png Patient Portal Information

The user friendly patient portal offers many benefits, including private access to your child’s medical information online. Learn about the many reasons to sign up and how to get started.

computer.png Developmental Screening

The comprehensive developmental screening should be completed online prior to all well visits from age 1 month to 6 years, ADHD/ADD visits, and visits with behavioral concerns. This type of enhanced developmental screening is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and hailed as a major advancement in preventive care for kids.