April 2022

Safeguards for Technology: Two Critical Online Safety Topics to Cover With Your Teens

By |2022-04-01T23:35:29-05:00April 25th, 2022|Daily Living, Children & Youth|

Tips and Resources for Teaching Teens Online and Social Media Safety Skills Parenting teenagers has never been easy, and in the age of smartphones and social media it can be downright overwhelming to know where to begin the critical task of teaching your teen how to stay safe online.  That’s why Hospitality Health ER has [...]

5 Easter Crafts for Your Kids—Fun, Easy, and Affordable! 

By |2022-04-07T12:11:27-05:00April 12th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays|

Can you believe we’re already four months into 2022? With Easter right around the corner, we wanted to give you and your kiddos some fun craft ideas to help prepare for the Easter Bunny’s visit!  1. Make Mini Succulent Easter Baskets Credit: A Kailo Chic Life These are quick and easy decor pieces [...]

2022 Easter Egg Hunts in Galveston

By |2022-04-07T12:11:44-05:00April 8th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays, Local Galveston|

It’s that time of year to celebrate a popular family tradition: the annual Easter egg hunt! One thing Hospitality Health ER loves about Galveston is the strong sense of family and community we see everywhere we go—at our facility, local schools, and all the community events we attend. So we encourage everyone to come out [...]

March 2022

Why Is My Child’s Temperament Different from Their Siblings? 

By |2022-03-15T13:07:54-05:00March 14th, 2022|Children & Youth|

Why does it seem like your child’s temperament is different than that of your other children? All children are born with a unique way that they see or approach the world around them. This is called their temperament. Some children are laid back and quiet, while others are feisty and active. Temperament varies from child [...]

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February 2022

What if My Child Has Tonsillitis?

By |2022-03-16T10:47:28-05:00February 21st, 2022|Children & Youth, Internal Health|

Is your child complaining of chills, a stiff neck, and a fever? Although you can mistake these symptoms for the flu or other common medical conditions, there might be a problem with their tonsils. Bacteria or a virus might be the culprit. Infections can happen at any age, but we see it mostly in children [...]

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January 2022

Anemia in Young Children

By |2022-03-15T13:17:41-05:00January 25th, 2022|Children & Youth, Physician Blog|

Your child appears to be tired and irritable all the time. They don’t seem as active as other children and just want to be held all day. In time, you notice their face looks paler than normal. What is going on with them? Can it be anemia? Anemia in young children can be hard to [...]

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What to Do About A Child with Separation Anxiety

By |2022-03-15T13:18:01-05:00January 18th, 2022|Children & Youth, Physician Blog|

It probably breaks your heart every time your child cries or throws a tantrum when you leave. You may even feel guilty, but separation anxiety is actually quite normal after a child turns one. It just shows that your child has a healthy attachment to you. Eventually, your child will have to learn to be [...]

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December 2021

Brain Foods That All Infants and Young Children Need

By |2022-03-15T13:19:50-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Physician Blog|

Did you know your child’s brain produces a million connections every second from infancy to three years old? How your baby’s brain develops depends on three key factors: their relationships, experiences, and the environment. Environmental factors from the air they breathe to the foods they eat can impact how their brain develops. Young children also [...]

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How to Stop My Child From Biting Their Nails

By |2022-03-15T13:23:36-05:00December 15th, 2021|Children & Youth|

As if you didn’t have enough on your plate already! After the struggles of breastfeeding, potty training, and running after you child, you now have a new challenge to take on. How do you stop a child from biting their nails? Nail biting not only ruins the nails, it can also be unpleasant to watch. [...]

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November 2021

How Often Should My Kid Get a Wellness Exam?  

By |2022-03-15T13:40:50-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Children & Youth, Wellness & Nutrition|

Regular health visits and check-ups will help general practitioners stay on top of their patients' health history, as well as discover new or worsening systems as they arise and before it’s too late.  It may be straightforward enough to schedule our own annual exam or make an appointment when we aren’t feeling our best, but [...]

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