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Welcome to Summer!

To get ready for the upcoming sports seasons, there is a lot to do: prepping equipment, getting the snack schedule down pat, and getting into the routine of practices, just to name a few. However, the most important thing you can do to make sure your athlete is...

Welcome to our Office!

Recently Warrenton Pediatrics has expanded into our second location, Linton Hall Pediatrics! This means you might be seeing some new faces around our offices and online. Ashley Jeniec and Sooky Emmanuel-Frank are our new Nurse Practitioners. You can read all about...

Tick Bites

Over the last few weeks, we've been seeing a significant increase in tick bites, partly from awareness in our population as to their significance, and partly because they are just worse this year. Most live in nests generally found in the woods, but they can also be...

The Choices We Make With Discipline

With summer upon us, we are spending a lot more time with our families and especially our  children. It’s a great joy, and something I look forward to for months. However, close contact can often cause friction as children act as children do, pushing boundaries...

Kids & Sunglasses

Most parents are careful about using sunscreen to protect their children’s skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Because these rays can also cause damage to the eyes (such as an increased risk of cataracts and macular degeneration later in life), it is also important...

Starting Kindergarten

This year, I am one of many parents with very mixed emotions about the start of the school year because my youngest will be starting kindergarten (sigh…). He’s so excited about going to school that it’s impossible for his enthusiasm not to be contagious. But at the...

Starting School

When I first went off to kindergarten, I remember the excitement in seeing new and old friends from the neighborhood, meeting my teacher and getting to do new activities. Aside from the bottle of Champagne on the counter, I don’t remember anything my parents did to...

Sports Physicals-Why Are They Important

Playing sports helps keep you fit and active, they are also a great way to meet new people and keep up on your socialization skills.  One thing that many people don’t know is why it is so important to get a sport physical prior to the beginning of your sports season....

Why is Summer Camp Important?

Every summer, millions of children attend various types summer camps. In a camp setting, children get to develop a set of independence and sense of community, all at the same time.  Summer camps are known for creating a safe environment where your children can gain...

Sunburn Prevention

The Do's and Don'ts of Sunscreen: Do Slather on Enough According to studies, people typically use about 25 to 75 percent less sunscreen than they should. For maximum full-body protection, you need to apply 1 to 2 tablespoons of sunscreen to a child and 2 to 3...

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