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The Parkside Way

The Love and Serve Business

The thread that both binds and runs throughout Parkside Pediatrics and the Tribe513 family is a heartfelt commitment to loving and serving others before self. In fact, the “513” in our name is derived from Galatians 5:13 in which God calls us to use the freedom He gives us not to serve ourselves, but to

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Mission Parkside: An Opportunity to Give

Mission Parkside is built on the truth that we are called to love and serve one another as Christ first loved us. Because of this calling, Mission Parkside actively works to engage, equip, and empower orphaned and vulnerable children not only in our own communities, but internationally as well. In an effort to strengthen our

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What to Expect at Your Child’s Well Check

Well care visits are one of my favorite parts of being a pediatrician. I love getting a chance to talk to my patients and their families, and I truly cherish getting to know each one of them on a deeper level. Your child’s well exam will look different depending on their medical history and your

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Remembering the Fallen

What Does 9/11 Know? It knows the smell of burning flesh and smoke It knows the sound of innocent people screaming It knows the feeling was horrible and death defying It sees the World Trade Centers falling down onto the ground It knows the sound was planes zooming over the city It knows the taste

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Coronavirus: We are Here for You this Fall

Even as I type the words I can’t believe it but, as Fall approaches, our country faces the fact that we have been battling the novel coronavirus for over half a year. Like many businesses across the country—and around the world— we’ve had to adjust, come together, and assess how we can best serve our

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Happy Birthday Behavioral Health

Parkside’s Behavioral Health is turning ONE. To celebrate, we want to say THANK YOU. Thank you to our families for trusting us with your children. Thank you for letting us listen. Thank you for investing in your child’s mental and emotional well-being. We are honored that you chose us to come alongside your family on

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Parkside Summer Safety Tips

Well Care Visits The summer is a great time to prioritize preventative care. Call us to schedule an annual check up today! Sun Protection Apply, and re-apply, sunscreen (for children 6 months+). Utilize hats, sunglasses, and tight weave clothing whenever possible. Water Safety Awareness Be conscious of your surroundings and never leave your child unattended

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The Death of George Floyd: Parkside’s Response

As a company, we live by the mantra that we are called to serve one another in love (Gal. 5:13). This means we cannot tolerate racism, prejudice, brutality, or hatred in any form. Unfortunately, what occurred in Minneapolis on May 25th is just the most recent manifestation of a historical division in our nation that

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Coronavirus: Parkside’s Response

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As pediatricians, we commonly see a multitude of different respiratory viruses each year from October through March.  Although this Coronavirus appears to have the potential to be more severe than many of the more common respiratory viruses we encounter each winter, we recommend much of the same approach to prevention regardless of the respiratory virus. 

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Why a Blog?

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“I got this parenting thing in the bag, no need for assistance here!” said no one. Literally EVER. Parenting a child can be the hardest, most rewarding, exhausting, life-giving, thought-provoking experience of your life. You can be left feeling hopeless as your child refuses to sleep through the night, or judged as your toddler (or

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