Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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What’s your parenting style?

There are three common parenting styles including authoritarian, permissive, and choices. Take a look at your parenting and what style you might tend gravitate towards. Here’s my next video where I talk about how giving a child choices might be the best model.

Parenting Part 1: Why parent?

Parenting is an everyday challenge. We all need to stop and reflect sometimes about our parenting style, what’s working and what isn’t, and how we can improve our interactions. This is the first of a series of videos that offer some important ideas to think about as you work to raise a child that is happy, healthy, confident, … continue reading

6 ways to help kids manage wetting

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Control constipation. There is a direct link between bladder and bowel function. The bowels must be emptied every day. Almost all kids who wet themselves are constipated. Empty the bladder every few hours during the day. Kids need to empty their bladder before it feels full. Prompting by an adult, or a vibrating “potty time” … continue reading

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

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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

7 things to know when choosing safe holiday gifts for kids

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The holidays should be a time for children’s imaginations to run wild and for them to experience the joy of receiving new toys. That’s why we encourage you to read through this information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) before you finalize your child’s letter to Santa. In 2009, an estimated 250,100 children under … continue reading

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