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Parenting Tips

A Guide to Children's Dental Health

Adoption: Guidelines for Parents

Babysitting Reminders

Bedtime - The Four B's

Beyond Screen Time: A Parent’s Guide to Media Use

Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth

Bullying: It's Not OK

Caring for Your Child's Teeth

Child Sexual Abuse

Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing Quality Child Care: What's Best for Your Family?

Connecting With your Community

Consequences for Actions

Contact Information

Dinnertime Conversation Strategies

Discipline and Your Child

Divorce and Children

Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active

Encouraging Your Child

Establishing Chores and Routines

Everybody Gets Mad: Helping Your Child Cope with Conflict

Friends Are Important: Tips for Parents

Getting Children to Listen the First Time

Giving Children the Responsibility for their Own Dinner

Giving Eye drops to your Toddler

Giving Positive Suggestions Rather Than Negative Reprimands

Growing Independence: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Handling Stressful Situations with your Child Effectively

Helping Children Help Themselves

Helping Your Child Cope With Death

Helping Your Child Cope With Life

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Baby

How to Teach Children About Rules

Humor Even for Vomiting Illnesses

Internet and Your Family, The

Is Your Toddler Communicating With You?

Listening to Kid Logic for a Compromise

Making Morning Struggles More Enjoyable

Media History

Medications, Administration of

No Rewards for Crying

Normal Weight and Height Guidelines

Not Giving In

Pacifier, Weaning from

Parenting Your Infant

Picky Eaters

Playing Is How Toddlers Learn

Poison Control Hotline

Poison Control Hotline

Positive Reinforcement/Rewards

Potty Training for Boys

Potty Training for Girls

Predicting your Child

Protect Your Child…Prevent Poisoning

Ratings: Making Healthy Media Choices

Reading to Infants

Reading to Toddlers

Responding to Children's Emotional Needs During Times of Crisis: Information for Parents

Should My Child Join a Clinical Trial?

Sibling Relationships

Sibling Rivalry

Single Parenting

Sleep Problems in Children

Start Reading to Your Child Early

Staying Cool When Things Heat Up

Talking With Your Teen: Tips for Parents

Talking With Your Young Child About Sex

Tantrums - Preparation is critical

Teaching Good Behavior: Tips on How to Discipline

Teen Dating Violence: Tips for Parents

Teen Suicide and Guns

Teen Suicide, Mood Disorder, and Depression

Teeth, Brushing of

Teething

Temper Tantrums

Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

Tips for Parents of Adolescents

Trampolines: What You Need to Know

Traveling with Young Children

Trying New Foods

Welcome to the World of Parenting!

When Children Won't Eat Vegetables

When to Learn About Rules

Your Child is on the Move: Reduce the Risk of Gun Injury

Your Family's Mental Health: 10 Ways to Improve Mood Naturally

Additional Resources

HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 66​,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) is an academic research center whose mission is to educate and empower children and those who care for them to create and consume media in ways that optimize children’s health and development.
Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology
Tools to enhance the parent/ child relationship

Is Your Child Sick?TM

Visual Symptom Checker What's Going Around

News @ QPA

  • 2019 Flu Clinic Dates!

    Flu Vaccine has arrived! We will be having  flu clinics for our existing patients.   Call the office today to schedule your child's annual flu vaccine.  Below are the dates of our REMAINING Flu Clinics:
    • Tuesday, 10/22 in Quincy, 4pm-7pm
    • Saturday,10/26 in MARSHFIELD, 9am-12pm
    • Saturday, 10/26 in Quincy, 1pm-4pm
    • Wednesday, 10/30 in Quincy, 2pm-5pm
    • Saturday, 11/2 in Quincy, 9am-1:30pm
    • Saturday, 11/9 in MARSHFIELD, 9am-12pm
    • Tuesday, 11/12 in MARSHFIELD, 3pm-5pm
    • Saturday, 11/23 in Quincy, 9am-2pm


     

     
  • Remembering Dr. Russell Irons

    To All our Quincy Pediatrics Families, Friends, Patients and Colleagues,
    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Russell Irons, January 3, 1927-July 28, 2019.  Dr. Russell Irons touched the lives of so many people as a beloved physician, father, grandfather, friend, and colleague.  Dr. Irons started Quincy Pediatrics in 1971 and provided exceptional care to his patients for over forty-five years.   Dr. Irons will be remembered for his compassion, sharp intellect, contagious laugh, and love for his family, friends, colleagues, patients, and Becket/Chimney Corners family.   The love and gratitude we all feel for him cannot be expressed in words.   The legacy of Dr. Russell Irons will live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.