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Hi, I’m Dr. Christina Johns, a pediatric emergency physician and Senior Medical Advisor at PM Pediatric Care. In addition to caring for patients, I personally write and/or select the content from my fellow PM Pediatric Care colleagues that appears here, ensuring you have the important resources needed to help keep your family healthy, happy, and thriving.

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Mental & Behavioral Health

Healthy Relationships and Children

Children begin to learn about interpersonal relationships as early as infancy. It begins with understanding the roles their caretakers play in their lives. As they grow up, children’s knowledge of...

Published on February 12, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Exam Stress: Management and Support

Pop quiz! Think back to your school days – were you the kid who dreaded these words? Or did you get excited at the prospect of testing out your skills...
Published on April 8, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Positive Behavior Management

Behavior management is likely one of the most difficult aspects of parenting. Helping our children make wise choices may sometimes involve conflict, and whether it’s about self-regulation or morality, we...
Published on April 5, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Anxiety in Children

As our children experience the ups and downs of growing up, they often face moments that stir up feelings of worry and anxiety. Whether it’s dealing with school pressures, making...
Published on March 8, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Positive Mindset Development in Children

As parents, we want to shield our children from all the hurt they may encounter. Unfortunately, life is full of obstacles, and things may not always go their way. In...
Published on February 26, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Healthy Relationships and Children

Children begin to learn about interpersonal relationships as early as infancy. It begins with understanding the roles their caretakers play in their lives. As they grow up, children’s knowledge of...
Published on February 12, 2024
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middle-schoolers walking, talking, and laughing together
Illness Prevention & Management

Teaching Children the Signs of a Heart Attack

Parents, grandparents, stepparents, aunts and uncles, friendly neighbors – caregivers of all sorts are a dear part of children’s daily lives. They play, feed, and nurture, providing kids with the...
Published on February 6, 2024
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Mental & Behavioral Health

Helping Children With ADHD Thrive in Social Settings

Navigating social situations can pose challenges for children with ADHD. Understanding the obstacles they encounter in these settings is crucial for parents. From trouble focusing on conversations to controlling impulses...
Published on January 15, 2024
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