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Teen Anxiety and Depression

Teen Anxiety and Depression

This is a stressful time for everyone, and with online school underway our teens and tweens may be feeling the pressure more than you would imagine. The National Institute of Health says that usually nearly 1 in every 3 teens will experience an anxiety disorder every year. On top of that teens with adolescent depression are becoming more and more common. Anxiety and depression often go hand-in-hand in some cases and they can be hard to handle on your own as a parent and as the child. read more…

Is Daycare Safe?

Is Daycare Safe?

School is virtual, parents are working from home unless they are essential, and the youngest children are running around being not exactly conducive to a learning environment. All these things lead to one big question: are daycares, nannies, or baby sitters safe options?  read more…

Turning Your Home Into Your School

Turning Your Home Into Your School

Now that virtual school is official for at least the first part of the school year, we know that the at-home stress levels are probably higher than ever. In addition to being a parent and an employee or boss, you now have to be an adjunct teacher or professor. To help ease that transition we have compiled resources, tips, and helpful advice on turning that corner of your living room into your child’s assigned classroom seat. read more…

Our Updated Covid-19 Response

Our Updated Covid-19 Response

Our office continues to do everything in our power to make sure that we protect you and your family while still being able to be your medical home. We have laid out the quick facts about the changes in our office below and on our site. Please call our office at 540-349-3225 to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions or concerns.  read more…

Pool Safety For The Summer!

Pool Safety For The Summer!

Pool safety is one of the most important things to think about during the summer months that somehow we never think about. Below are some of the biggest things you can do to protect your children from the number one cause of death by unintentional accidents in kids from 1-4 years old and the number two cause of death in children 5-9 years old.  read more…

Working From Home With Your Family

Working From Home With Your Family

Now that online summer school dates are being announced, regular school years are ending, and fall at home looks more and more likely, we have compiled a few tips on how to juggle being an at-home parent and an at-home employee.  read more…

Getting Active at Home

Getting Active at Home

Being cooped up inside or in the backyard with the whole family can be stressful, and cause some tension when teens, school age, and preschool children are together all the time. One great way to tire everyone out and help manage excess energy and anxiety and depression symptoms is to be active. We have some tips and tricks for broaching the topic of being active with your teens, activities that are well-disguised exercise, and things to do outside while still following social distancing guidelines.  read more…

Things To Do Inside!

Things To Do Inside!

We know that by now, you have been inside for a while, and sometimes, all the days seem to be the same. You might be running out of things to do with your family. Well have no fear! We have compiled a fun list of things to do during screen time, without technology, and story-time!  read more…

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