Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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The talk, yes that talk

The talk

One of the most uncomfortable conversations we’ll have with our kids is the old “Birds and the Bees” talk.  Most parents are usually caught off guard by an inquisitive preschooler asking, “Where do babies come from?” The response involves a nervous, flushed parent carefully choosing words that include, “when two people love each other….” Most … continue reading

Vaccine for tweens helps prevent cancer

HPV teen group

The American Academy of Pediatrics immunizations sub-committee has made increasing the number of teenagers who receive immunizations a top priority for 2015. Their particular focus is on the HPV vaccine, which is an incredible innovation in the prevention of cervical cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has many strains and most are easily cleared by … continue reading

When they want a phone

Texting

What do you do when your 10-year-old wants a smartphone and all you hear is, “But, all my friends have iPhones, mom, and I’m the ONLY one that doesn’t have one!”  We caved with my 13-year-old last summer because he was going into middle school and most certainly would have been a complete social reject … continue reading

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