Blog, Pediatrics

Parents: It’s Not Tainted Candy You Need to Fear On Halloween, It’s Car Injuries

With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time that parents and children need to be reminded about how to stay safe while trick-or-treating. Many parents worry about tampered candy and strangers approaching their children, but we at Westchester Health want everyone to know that the real danger is injury from car accidents. For your […]

Kids, Parents, Teens

The Danger Of Halloween Is Not Tainted Candy, It’s Car Injuries

With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time that parents and children need to be reminded about how to stay safe while trick-or-treating. Many parents worry about tampered candy and strangers approaching their children on this holiday, but we at Westchester Health Pediatrics want everyone to know that the real danger is injury from […]

Blog, Pediatrics

Tips On How To Talk To Your Children About Recent Tragedies

There has been a lot of disturbing news information and images recently, concerning a number of tragedies. Whether it is a natural disaster or terrorist/deranged citizen attack, we at Westchester Health want parents to know that we think it’s very important to discuss these difficult issues with their children, when appropriate. They should, of course, consider the child’s […]

Kids, Parents, Teens

How To Talk To Your Children About Tragedies In The News

Recently there have been a lot of tragedies in the news. Whether it is a natural disaster or terrorist/deranged citizen attack, we at Westchester Health Pediatrics encourage parents to discuss these difficult issues with their children, when appropriate. They should, of course, consider the child’s age and developmental stage in deciding what information to share or watch […]