42016Aug
Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Blog and Interview by Hailey Clare, a long time patient of Children’s Health Center, P.A. Twenty years ago Sandra K Thomas, M.D. opened her practice here in our very own Marble Falls, Texas: she named it Children’s Health Center. It’s no secret that Dr. Sandra built her business with strong roots and a true connection…

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152016Mar
National Nutrition Month – March 2016

National Nutrition Month – March 2016

Resources for you and your kids. Choose My Plate website – MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image – a place setting for a meal. 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! – What does it stand for? Find out. MyPlate Kids Place – Where you can find…

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92016Jan
Calendar Contest

Calendar Contest

Young Artist Wanted! Inviting your children to use their imagination and talent to create original artwork for our 2017 calendar. Do your kids love to create and see their names in the lights? We would like them to create artwork based on the theme of medicine and health. It can be a drawing, painting, or anything else….

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42015Sep
Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

A New York Times article by Perri Klass, M.D. A little more than a year ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement saying that all pediatric primary care should include literacy promotion, starting at birth. That means pediatricians taking care of infants and toddlers should routinely be advising parents about how important…

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222015Jul
Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums

Tips for Assessing and Managing Temper Tantrums By Sandra K Thomas, M.D. Tantrums in toddlers are normal.  They are a part of your child’s development. The most important thing to remember is to ignore them and do not give in. Unfortunately, this does not always work and we have to rethink and not punish. There…

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202015Jul
Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Listed below are a few ideas for increasing you and your families physical activity from day-to-day. You don’t have to enter a marathon or join a sporting team in order to get you and your family more active. Fitting activity into your daily routine is easy if you simply follow some of the ideas in this article….

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222015Jun
WE HAVE MOVED!

WE HAVE MOVED!

We are thrilled to announce that we have moved into our new clinic, which is located next to Cain Orthodontics on Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. If you need help finding our new location, we recommend searching for directions on Mapquest or giving us a call on (830)693-3988. New Location: 1009 Falls Parkway Marble Falls,…

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12015Feb
Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Look all around us. It’s not hard to see how many of our children are affected.  Childhood obesity can doom our kids to early onset diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and all the terrible complications. If you start them out on the right path, obesity can be minimized, if not prevented. YOU HOLD THE KEYS! Infants…

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102014Jul
5-2-1-0

5-2-1-0

WHAT DOES 5-2-1-0 STAND FOR? Aim for 5 servings of fruits & vegetables every day Aim for 2 or less hours of recreational screen time every day Aim for 1 hour or more of physical activity every day Aim for 0 drinks with added sugar ever For Additional Information Visit: www.letsgo.org www.healthychildren.org/growinghealthy www.myplate.gov

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82014Jul
Help Your Child Learn to Love Their Body

Help Your Child Learn to Love Their Body

By Lana Luise Thomas, Creative Director for Children’s Health Center, P.A. It is no secret that growing up in today’s social society is difficult on young boys and girls. We provide them with the responsibility of IPhones and Blackberries before we allow them to drive, and then we question how they are growing up so…

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