January 11, 2019
The American Heart Association suggest that children two years and older should be in motion with moderate-intensity for 60 minutes a day. That means an hour every day of jumping, running, kicking, playing and racing around. But a recent three-year study of nearly 8,000 children showed that only about five percent are physically active for an hour every day.
December 4, 2018
While glad to have a team of doctors and nurses available, I am also interested in at-home remedies for common ailments that would allow us to stay out of a germ-infested waiting room and avoid unnecessary medications. Here's a few.
November 27, 2018
Even though you now have your new best friend constantly with you, many new mothers feel isolated and lonely.
November 13, 2018
Last week the American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations for the effective discipline of children and weighed in on a highly debated topic: whether or not you should spank your kids.
October 30, 2018
I could not remember the last time I had heard about the virus. It is no longer a topic of conversation among my friends, nor has it been on my radar in years. Is it still really a problem?
October 16, 2018
Though most miscarriages cannot be prevented, there are steps that expecting women can do to influence a healthy pregnancy and several risk factors associated with them.
October 15, 2018
With one in four pregnancies ending in miscarriage, many women have gone through this. But no one really talks about it.
October 9, 2018
Our immediate assumption was that Killian spends most of the day with me so that is why he has started favoring me. But it is a little more complex than that.
August 28, 2018
Supervision, encouragement and discipline are important to your child’s overall and social development. It is important to be engaged, involved and present. But does this philosophy apply to other people’s children?
August 13, 2018
When I first heard about hand-foot-and-mouth disease it sounded to me like some antiquated illness eradicated long ago.