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.

Suggestions to help avoid holiday meltdowns

The holidays are a fun and festive time to visit with friends and family. Special decorations, traditions, food and fun activities make it an exciting time. But the holidays can also present challenges for our young children whose lack of emotional regulation and adaptability to schedule changes can lead to feelings of overwhelm and frustration.…

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Continuous Medicaid coverage is ending…FREE help available when navigating health insurance marketplace plans

If you are no longer eligible for Medicaid but still need health insurance, you can contact the New Hampshire Navigators to explore other health insurance options. New Hampshire has two Health Insurance Navigators that provide health insurance enrollment assistance in person, virtually, and by phone, at no cost to you. The Health Insurance Marketplace® provides…

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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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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.