• 29
  • Feb2016

Cast Your Vote!

NJ Family is now accepting nominations for New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Docs! Click on the link to cast your vote.

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  • 16
  • Jan2016

Brain Power Snack Ideas for Your Children

With your busy schedule and active lifestyle, it can be difficult to pack healthy snacks for your children. While pre-packaged snacks are an easy choice, they are often loaded with processed ingredients that can be harmful for kids. Here are a few options for easy, healthy snacks that are kid-approved:

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  • 09
  • Jan2016

Establishing Good Sleep Habits in Children

Getting a toddler to sleep through the night can be a difficult challenge, and it’s one of the lessons that can have the most impact on your child’s physical and mental health. If you’re having a tough time getting your child to sleep or you’re wondering if you’re implementing the right guidelines, we put together […]

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  • 04
  • Jan2016

The Facts About Head Lice

Head lice is every parent’s nightmare, and it causes most people to squirm. School is back in session after the holiday break, which means the chance of your child getting head lice is even higher. But it’s important to remember that it’s not a serious disease or disorder, and that it’s easily treatable.

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  • 31
  • Dec2015

New Year’s Resolution for Kids

Nearly 45% of American adults consistently partake in the tradition of creating New Year’s Resolutions; ranging from health, careers, to relationships. However, that doesn’t mean kids should be left out of the tradition. Having your kids make New Year’s Resolutions can teach them self improvement and make them feel a part of the tradition their […]

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  • 14
  • Oct2015

When Should I Take My Child to the Emergency Room?

Seeing your child sick or injured is nerve-racking – and your first reaction might be to run to the emergency room. But, it’s important to stay calm, look at the symptoms and their severity, then make your decision about whether you should go to urgent care or the emergency room.

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  • 09
  • Sep2015

Protecting Your Child from the Flu in Chatham, NJ

Flu season is approaching, and it’s important to take preventative measures for you and your child. There are a few ways to help protect your child from the flu this year in the Chatham, NJ area.

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  • 07
  • Aug2015

What Sunscreen Should You Use?

Walking down the sunscreen aisle at a drug store can be a little overwhelming because of all the choices. How do you know which one is right for you and your child?

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  • 14
  • Jul2015

Everything You Need to Know About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in NJ

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a relatively common viral illness that usually affects children under the age of five. The disease, which lasts around a week, causes fever-like sores to form on the hand, mouth and feet. Depending on the severity of the disease, sores might also form on the buttocks and legs.

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  • 12
  • Jun2015

Preventing Children’s Sports Injuries

Summer is a time for children to enjoy the weather and play sports. Even though sports and other activities are important for children to be involved in, it’s also important to make sure your children are safe while playing. Luckily, there are steps parents can take to make sure their children stay safe this summer:

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