Category Archives: Health

On Letting Infants “Cry It Out”

One of the most emotionally and physically taxing parts of being a new parent may be deciding if you will let your infant cry him/herself to sleep by self-soothing or attending to your baby after you have put him/her to … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Learn to Love Food

Please check out 3 Ways Positivity Can Help Kids Learn to Love Food at Kim Humphrey’s Learn to Love Food blog for interesting and positive ways of introducing, and re-introducing, your child to new foods. Kim has tons of great ideas on how to … Continue reading

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Communicating with Caregivers about Your Child’s Allergies

Please visit the Successful Parenting Today blog to learn about the importance of Communicating With Caregivers About Your Child’s Allergies. At Mindy’s Little Sidekicks we take the health of your child very seriously. With our small ratio of four children to … Continue reading

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Promoting Healthy Eating

The media is constantly reminding us that childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years (CDC). However, change may finally be on the horizon. According to Tom Philpott’s article Is the Junk-Food Era Drawing to a Close? large … Continue reading

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Staying Germ-Free this Flu Season

I am sure you have already heard about the severity of the 2014-2015 flu season; but did you know that “the flu has reached epidemic levels in the U.S., with Wisconsin in the highest infection rate category… (WPR.org, January 2, 2015)?” Currently … Continue reading

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Children’s Yoga

If the cold weather is keeping you and your child indoors and you are concerned that he/she is not getting enough exercise, consider yoga as a low-key exercise that you can do together.   Whether you are an experienced yogi or … Continue reading

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