Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic


5 ways to take the bite out of summer

Bug Photo with Girl

The summer always brings the buzzing, biting, stinging creatures that wreak havoc on evening outings and picnics.  In Montana, the mosquito is not the state “bird” as it is in Minnesota, but they can still put a damper on any boating or camping trip.  The perfectly placed mosquito bite can create quite a localized reaction … continue reading

Open House for Bob and Penni Nance Pediatric Unit at Billings Clinic


Billings Clinic invites you to an open house at the new Bob and Penni Nance Pediatric Unit on Saturday, January 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 11:45 a.m. The unit is located on the second floor of the east wing of Billings Clinic hospital above the … continue reading

How sitting, holding and laying affects baby’s development


Motor development is always a concern for parents of infants and toddlers. There are questions about when babies should roll, sit up, crawl, walk, talk, jump, climb, run, etc. So are there special ways to help development or things to avoid that can hinder development? As a physical therapist, I have some pointers for parents, … continue reading

Exploring Montana


For some reason, I always feel like I’ve been “robbed” this time of year.  I am not ready for the summer to be over yet.  My kids will be off to school this week, and I wish we had more time together!  My kids are a bit older now and they are fun to hang … continue reading

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