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Talking to your Children About Coronavirus to Decrease Their Anxieties

Below are a few tips for talking with your children about coronavirus to help them with their anxieties. • Don’t be afraid to discuss the coronavirus. Most children will have already heard about the virus or seen people wearing face masks, so parents shouldn’t avoid talking about it. Not talking about something can actually make … continue reading

10 Activities Near Billings for Children with Special Needs

As pediatricians, we spend a good amount of each well child visit talking about how important exercise is.  We try to share tips on how to get your kids outside and away from the oh-so-enticing phone/TV/computer screens.  To really drive the point home, every exam room in our clinic has a poster about the 5 … continue reading

Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

You may have noticed that your family throughout the day is constantly on their smartphones. It may seem harmless, but smartphones have become the new addiction for many families across the nation. This issue has caught the attention of many researchers, journalists, & film makers. Recently, the documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age premiered … continue reading

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