The history of mental health awareness is quite dynamic. You probably know of an instance where someone with a mental illness did not receive proper treatment. More simply than that, you probably know someone who has experienced mental illness, even if they didn’t tell you outright. It’s more common than you think. Local Mental Health… Read More May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Watch our video and follow the directions below to learn how to make your own Cup-o-Noodle at home! For many years the words Cup-o-noodles meant a fast and cheap meal mainly consumed by college kids around the globe. Today, we would like to add two more words, healthy and fresh. By using real ingredients we… Read More Home-Made Cup-o-Noodle
We know that people have differing opinions when it comes to sleep and how much you should be getting, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed a set of guidelines brought about by a study from the AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine), which serve as a great starting point for those trying to… Read More Sleep Guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Autism Spectrum Disorder cases have risen significantly in recent years, and while early intervention is widely regarded as the best course of action for families, important questions still remain unanswered. The cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder remains a mystery, but methods to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are becoming better. The earlier the diagnosis, the earlier intervention can… Read More Identifying Autism: The Latest Breakthrough
Food Revolution Day is here! Let’s celebrate by eating healthy and choosing nutritious, real foods. This is easier said than done when you have little ones. For every child that eats everything (including dirt) there is the one that only wants chicken nuggets. Here we have three tried and true recipes from our very own… Read More Food Revolution: Healthy Recipes for Picky Eaters!
Food Revolution Day is May 20th this year. If you aren’t familiar with Food Revolution Day or the Food Revolution movement, we encourage you to check out their site for more information and why it’s so important. They even did a collaboration with Ed Sheeran on a #FoodRevolution song; watch that here! For us, we… Read More Food Revolution: Kabobs
Calling all hippy babies and nature mommas, we have 7 amazing eco-friendly products for you just in time for Earth Day! While all these products are taking steps to be good to our planet, like using recycled materials, they are also wonderfully functional and attractive on top of it and would make lovely gifts for… Read More Nature Baby: 7 Eco-Friendly Products!
Here is our second Earth Day activity! Learn how to reuse plastic bottles to make adorable animal planters. It’s super easy and fun! Let’s get started! What you will need: Plastic Bottles (try to use ones that don’t have many ridges or embellishments) White Spray Paint Chalkboard paint Acrylic Paint Sharpie Marker/Paint Markers in Black,… Read More Earth Day Animal Planters DIY!
At Bakersfield Pediatrics we love our planet Earth! Despite using our best scientific minds, we have yet to find any place like it in the known universe. Which is crazy to think about considering how many billions of planets are out there and not one is quite like Earth. This is why we want to… Read More Earth Day Portrait DIY!
Sleep health seems like a seasonal topic that rears its head around Daylight Saving Time transitions, but there are some aspects that don’t get enough conversation. We’ve probably all heard that the best way to raise a healthy child is to lead a healthy lifestyle ourselves. While it’s not a 100% foolproof method, it’s a… Read More Your Sleep Health vs. Your Child’s