School is so very important. Huge actually. It needs to be right, feel right, and do right. And starting the school year, in average years, is stressful. We are worried about getting the right teacher, the right classroom, the right clothes, and shoes. We still have all of these worries, just piled on top of the COVID ones. Somehow we need to tame our anxieties and be successful this year.
Canyon View Pediatrician - Richard Paxton, MD, and Wellness Expert - Lisie Byington talk about the differences between Fad Diets vs. Real Nutrition. The presentation was given in January 2019 in Springville, Utah, as part of the Community Health Seminar Series.
Every other year children in Utah schools are given a survey that asks: During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? In 2011, 13% of youth responded yes, but when the survey... Read More
During all my well-child visits I ask, “Are you pooping okay?” This question is frequently met with a smirk or a nervous laugh and generally some response along the lines of, “Yeah, it’s okay.” For something we do frequently, and hopefully every day, it is interesting that many parents seem more comfortable talking about the... Read More
It is an unfortunate truth that as temperatures drop so does our physical activity level. This can go double for children and finding ways for all of us to get the recommended 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise daily can take a little imagination and persistence. As a place to start, here are some... Read More