The early years set the stage for healthy habits for your children — it’s never too soon to start! Being a parent is a demanding job so it may be challenging to ensure your health and wellness is a priority. Every family deserves to be healthy and that includes physical, emotional and mental health. Included in this section are information and tips on how to support your child’s health and adopt a healthy lifestyle for you and your family, as well as highlights and links to local health and fitness resources.

Giving Our Kids the Gift of Doing Nothing

In our busy, hectic, over-scheduled lives giving our kids the space to do nothing can be the most precious gift we give them. Research has shown that making space in our lives to do nothing helps kids and adults in so many ways. Downtime is so important to our overall wellness and has been proven…

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NH Car Seat Law has Changed

As of January 1, 2024 ALL children 2 years of age and younger are REQUIRED to be rear facing while in a motor vehicle. Need help understanding or explaining more about the newly adopted practice? Watch this short video, Why Rear Facing is Safest or take a look at this website Be Seat Smart NH.…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

In 2021, New Hampshire’s Child Advocacy Centers provided services to over 2000 NH children and their families, conducted over 1500 forensic interviews, and provided families with over 2000 referrals for behavioral health and specialized medical services to help children who have experienced abuse HEAL, SURVIVE, and THRIVE!! Prevention is key to ending the cycle of…

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Pediatrics & Family Health

One of our top goals as parents is to make sure our children are healthy. Included in this section are links to pediatricians and family health providers as well as resources to support your children’s and family’s overall health.

Mental Health

Mental health is a critical part of a person’s overall health. It impacts how we feel, think and act and includes our emotional and psychological health, as well as our social well-being. Mental health is important at every age from early childhood to adolescence to adulthood. This section includes links to mental health resources to support you and your children’s social-emotional well-being.

Fitness & Recreation

Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. The Milford Kids Thrive Fitness and Recreation pages will provide you tips and local resources to help keep your family moving and having fun. Discover local resources, class offerings, nutrition tips and more.

Contact Us

Contact us with questions about community resources or programs, information or resources to share with Milford families, or to learn more about how you can support Milford Kids Thrive.