Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

CategoryParenting Tips

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

4 things your tween needs to know about puberty but is too afraid to ask


Girls tend to hold the spotlight on adolescent hormonal angst, but sometimes boys go through the pubertal stage just as dramatically.  For many boys, puberty occurs rather suddenly and when changes do occur, they seem to happen all at once. In some instances, a boy will come back from summer break 6 inches taller and … 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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