Summer's fading fast, which means everyone will soon be on the go, thanks to crazy school and work schedules. Of course, one of the first things to nosedive once the stress of the season sets in is personal wellness. Don't let this happen!
To help, here are four ridiculously easy wellness tips for kids (and two more for parents).
Yes, it sounds overly simple, but some of us need the friendly reminder. Researchers say that kids don't get enough outdoor playtime. According to the American Medical Association, children two and older should "participate in at least 60 minutes of enjoyable, moderate-intensity physical activities every day that are developmentally appropriate and varied."
A half century ago, it wasn't uncommon for doctors to make house calls. But by the 80s, this practice had fallen by the wayside along with other once-popular trends like go-go boots and granny glasses.
Juggling one person's medical issues can be challenging. So what happens when you have to juggle your spouse, your kids, and yourself (and maybe parents and in-laws to boot)? You likely feel stressed out and perhaps even a bit frustrated.
Researching family doctors in Philadelphia can be overwhelming. No doubt, you have many questions. Is the doctor warm and compassionate? Will she—CAN she—take the time you and your family need, especially if you have little ones? Does she take a proactive approach to your family's long-term wellness?
Unless you can answer a firm "yes" to the above, then it might be best to read on.