Living Well

Parenting, Counseling

Parenting tweens and teens comes with its own set of challenges, and one of the more daunting parts is navigating the topic of suicide. We understand that as a parent, the very idea can make your stomach drop and palms sweat. However, understanding and addressing the myths surrounding suicide can pave the way for better communication, support, and prevention.

Kids playing soccer.

Is it Good for my Child to Play Sports?

The decision to enroll children in sports has its pros and cons. There are risks of injuries and added stress. Nevertheless, participating in sports has many benefits that may be worth considering. This article answers some questions and concerns about children playing sports.

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A mother and child with a pediatrician.

Choosing a Pediatrician

Finding the right pediatrician for you and your child can provide comfort and security as your child grows. Families First Pediatrics offers services such as convenient locations and times to make your decision-making easier and enjoyable.

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Children smiling and floating in a pool
Get the smile of your dreams

Up to $650 off braces

Your new and improved smile is closer than ever because we’re offering $500 toward braces for children, teens, and even their parents. Additionally, for children who are up-to-date on their health or dental check-ups, we’re offering an extra $150 in rewards.

Child with anxiety.

Helping Kids and Teens Manage Anxiety

Recognizing the difference between feelings of worry and chronic anxiety in children can be difficult. Children experience a wide range of emotions and may feel overwhelmed by school, extracurricular activities, and more. This article offers tips on recognizing childhood anxiety and suggestions on treating it.

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