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  • Managing Your Child's Asthma
    While there is no cure for asthma, there are ways to manage your child’s asthma symptoms and to reduce the risk for a flare-up. Of course, to be able to Read more
  • Treating Your Child's Ear Infection
    An ear infection is one of the most common infections that children have to deal with. In fact, most children will experience at least one ear infection by the time Read more
  • TONIGHT: ScreenTime Special: Diane Sawyer Reporting feat. Michael Rich (8-10 PM)!
    Boston Children’s Hospital’s “Mediatrician”, Dr. Michael Rich, will be featured in an upcoming Diane Sawyer television event documenting the impact of screen time, technology and social media on families across Read more
  • Poison Ivy!
    Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac commonly cause skin rashes in children during the spring. An allergic reaction to the oil in these plants produces the rash. The rash Read more
  • Is your sleep working for you?
    Several families choose to seek behavioral health consultation to discuss sleeping arrangements with young children, older children and even sometimes with adolescents. I typically start these conversations by asking the Read more
  • Help Your Teenager Get Out of Difficult Situations
    A simple idea to help your teenager. Adolescence has always been a complicated time of life. As adults, we want to educate our teenagers to set healthy boundaries for themselves and Read more
  • Help Parents Navigate Giving Their Teens and Pre-Teens Cell Phones
    Thinking about getting your child a phone? A cell phone contract is something to consider. Deciding whether to get your pre-teen or teenager a cell phone is a personal decision for Read more
  • Asthma and Allergy Environmental Control Measures
    Did you know a significant amount of doctor visits for asthma could be prevented by simply addressing home environmental controls?One example is making sure your air ducts are clean and Read more
  • A Word From Our Counselor – Transitioning Back to School
    Transitioning back to school may seem like a simple task but for many children, it is fraught with anxiety and difficulty. This affects not only the youngest of children in Read more
    Dear Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics Families, Three towns we have worked with to ban or restrict flavored vape products including mint and menthol are being sued by Cumberland Farms. They are Walpole, Sharon, Read more
  • Flu Clinics Coming Soon
    Register Online!!!   It’s that time of year again and we are happy to offer online appointment scheduling for your children’s flu shot appointments. In order to take advantage of online scheduling, you Read more
  • Head Lice: Fears and Facts!
    We all know about the beginning of the school year and reading, writing, and arithmetic. In recent years, there is a new subject on the minds of many parents and Read more
  • Snow Update
    2/12/19 – All Offices Closed this Evening Due to the severity of the storm, all of our offices will be closed this evening, Tuesday 2/12/19. At this point, we anticipate a normal Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Helping Your Child Relax
    Progressive muscle relaxation is a simple relaxation strategy. It involves tightening groups of muscles for a brief period of time, then follow by relaxing the same group of muscles. I Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist : Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    We recommend you watch the following short video from our Behavioral Health Clinician, Patrick Sweeney, and read the following description from KidsHealth.org.Video URL: https://youtu.be/ObWoPn_fASM What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?Seasonal affective disorder Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Grounding Techniques
    Managing Uncomfortable Emotions or Unhelpful Thoughts with Grounding Techniques What is “grounding”? Grounding is a technique that can help you stay in the present moment when you are feeling worried, upset, angry Read more

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