Teach Your Children Healthy Eating with These Simple, Nutritious Tips

Teach Your Children Healthy Eating with These Simple, Nutritious Tips

You are what you eat, so it follows that if you teach your children healthy eating habits, they’ll be just that—healthy! In the United States, childhood obesity is growing into a serious problem. Many parents and guardians are rightfully concerned that their child will suffer health issues because of poor eating habits. If you want to help your child enjoy …

Baby lying down How to Buy Safe Toys as Gifts This Holiday Season

How to Buy Safe Toys as Gifts This Holiday Season

Concerned about giving safe toys as gifts to your kids this year? Here’s what you should know. It’s that time of year again! As we prepare to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with our families, it is critical that we—as parents—understand that what we decide to purchase for our children impacts their lives. You have probably noticed …

Is it safe to travel with kids during the holidays?

Is It Safe to Travel with Kids during the Holidays?

Is it safe to travel with kids this holiday season? While the choice is yours to make as a parent, I try to break down the answer in this article. I sit here writing this as millions of parents across the country weigh the decision to travel this holiday season. For many families, the recent spikes in COVID-19 cases in …

Is Your Child Scared of Their Pediatrician? 5 Ways to Calm Those Fears

Is Your Child Scared of Their Pediatrician? 5 Ways to Calm Those Fears

As a pediatrician, I have one goal: to help parents keep their children healthy. Sometimes, however, achieving that goal is difficult because my little patients are afraid of going to the doctor. In point of fact, according to a 2018 national poll conducted by the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, half of children aged 2 to 5 …

5 COVID-19 Tips Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know for Back-to-School

5 COVID-19 Tips Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know for Back-to-School

We are now nearly a month into the school year, and as a pediatrician, I feel for parents and their children. Whether they are going back to class in-person, learning online, or a combination of the two, children are adjusting, but it is a difficult adjustment to make. The resiliency of children always amazes me. To help you and your …