Strategies to Survive Raising Children in a Screen-Saturated World

Sponsored editorial from Annapolis Pediatrics

There’s no escaping it...screens (such as smartphones, tablets, tvs, computers, gaming consoles, etc.) are a part of our world.

Why limit screen time for children?

Children who spend prolonged time on screens have an increased risk for obesity, sleep issues, delays in learning and social skills, and behavior problems.

How much screen time?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently made the following recommendations:

Is My Baby Breastfeeding Well?

Sponsored editorial from Annapolis Pediatrics

As a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, I see many moms who are breastfeeding. A common concern is whether or not they are nursing well. There are several cues that breastfeeding moms watch for to ensure breastfeeding is going well.

Three Ways to Inspire Innovation and Creativity in Your Child

Sponsored editorial brought to you by Boys' Latin School of Maryland.

It is 10 a.m. on Monday but the creative juices are flowing. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at Boys’ Latin partner up and find their seats as they begin Innovation Period, a unique opportunity to explore a wide array of arts, technology and engineering topics.

Land the Helicopter and Other Hints for Homework Happiness

Sponsored editorial provided by Annapolis Pediatrics

The beginning of the school year is a stressful time for both parents and their children. Parents hurry through office supply stores to gather everything on those dreaded school supply lists, annoyed over the outrageous cost of three-ring binders while wondering whether their children will reach their academic potentials this year.

Celebrating 20 Years of Family Music Making

Sponsored Editorial supplied by Music Together Chesapeake

“Hello everybody, so glad to see you.” Every Music Together Chesapeake class for the last 20 years has opened with these words. The ritual “Hello Song” welcomes everyone to class and sets the tone for the 45 minutes of music-making that follows. Parents, grandparents, nannies and the children they love participate together in fun activities that include singing, chanting, fingerplays, dancing, and instrument play.

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