Yes, she still needs a comprehensive eye exam from an optometrist with the training and equipment to detect the full range of potential childhood vision issues. Vision screenings at school typically only test for nearsightedness and are not capable of identifying more serious eye conditions. One in four children may have a vision issue that … Continue reading Why does my child need a vision exam if she’s had a school screening?
As soon as your child gets his or her first tooth, it’s time to go to the dentist. Choosing the right dentist for your baby is an important decision. You want a provider with the skills and temperament to treat children as young as one year. Since you will be taking your child to the … Continue reading How To Choose A Dentist For Your Child
Postpartum depression is a severe form of depression, beginning either during pregnancy or after childbirth. It is a more common problem than people imagine. One large study of ten thousand participant mothers found that one out of every seven mothers with newborns experienced postpartum depression. Although postpartum depression (PPD) may begin any time in the … Continue reading Postpartum Depression: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
By Stephanie Heston and Alexander Smirnov Kansas Ballet Academy It's that time again...parents begin the mad dash to enroll their kids in the best summer camps in Topeka. And there are many to choose from! Summer camps are considered as one of the best ways to keep the children engaged during the summer time. … Continue reading 4 benefits of summer dance camps
Hockey, soccer and football seasons are now underway… but have you thought about gymnastics season? Your son may live and breathe hockey – on the ice a few days a week, watching the games on TV whenever possible, and playing street hockey, or basement/living room hockey. And that love of a sport is great thing! … Continue reading Three reasons gymnastics helps boys play in other sports
Your child’s dental health is important to your child’s overall health and well-being. Regular dental care, including check-ups every six months, is an important aspect to ensure good dental health. If your child is past due for a dental cleaning, it is important to get that preventive visit scheduled right away. With that said, sometimes … Continue reading 6 signs your child may need to go to the dentist