How Parenting Styles Differ Between Dads And Moms

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we don’t necessarily believe “father knows best” but we do think it’s not “mother knows best” in every single situation. Dads often have different parenting styles from moms and this is not bad, just different. In fact, throughout our years of experience with many kinds of families, kids do just fine with

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Why It’s So Important to Talk To Your Toddler

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Did you know that the more you talk to your toddler, the more he/she will talk, too? It’s true—parents have a huge impact on their children’s language and speech skills. The more you encourage your toddler to talk, the better he/she will do in preschool and in life. Conversely, if your child does not develop

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Your Child’s Acne

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Up to 95% of teens will have some form of acne at one time or another. However, knowing that pimples are a very normal part of puberty doesn’t make it any easier when your child looks in the mirror and doesn’t like what he/she sees. Acne can be mild and short-lived or severe and disfiguring,

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

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It’s something all parents of a newborn dread: changing your baby’s diaper and seeing his/her little bottom covered in red splotches. Welcome to the world of diaper rash. Most babies get it at some point, and it is generally harmless if treated. Whether you choose cloth or disposable diapers, your newborn will wet and/or soil

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