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Are Your Kids Caffeinated?

Find out why caffeine and kids don’t mix. Read more

Chatting About Online Safety

Nowadays kids of all ages are connecting with friends and fa... Read more

Why Yoga is Good for Kids

Little Cecilia Kocan, age 5, sat perfectly still, meditating... Read more

Family + Sports = Fun

Fitness starts early—from a child’s first steps! When Mom an... Read more

Nuts About Nuts

Holiday vacation time is approaching, and I already feel lik... Read more

Why Manners Matter

Start your children on the right foot by teaching them manne... Read more

The Dirt on Dirt

“Don’t track mud in the house!” “Wash your hands before din... Read more

Put an End to Bullying

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged ... Read more

Walking the Middle Path

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a relatively new appro... Read more

Zits for Grown-Ups

Cafeteria cliques may be a distant memory, but if you’re sti... Read more

Make Sleep a Priority

  Parents often use bedtime stories and other peaceful... Read more

Let's Move

Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in Amer... Read more

Concerned about Fever?

One the most common reasons I see a child in my office is fo... Read more

Fitting in Fitness

When was the last time you played with your children—really ... Read more

Bringing Home Baby

As a parent-to-be, you are probably feeling overwhelmed as y... Read more

Girls Fighting Fire

While going on nature hikes, singing songs, and roasting s&r... Read more

To Cell or Not to Cell

My husband and I were sitting on the couch chatting one nigh... Read more

Eat Your Veggies!

Summer’s bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables offers a... Read more

Mediterranean Diet for Kids

It’s not just for grown-ups! Feed your kids the health... Read more

Plan a Summer Cookout

Some of my favorite summer memories were times when my dad b... Read more

My pediatric practice is busy with physicals during the summer. Each day I am greeted with the same question: “Do I need any shots?” This…
Spring’s vibrant blossoms lift spirits after a dreary winter. Our local landscapes include subtropical species adopted from Central and Latin America, but some plants are…
I love spring. It’s finally warmer. The birds are chirping happily. The grass is so green. The trees and flowers are blooming. I am sneezing.…
Birth has often been an uncertain process for women. Just a few decades ago, the common practice was multiple women laboring in a large room…
One of the best things parents and caregivers can do for their children is to instill healthy dental habits early. Here are tips for ensuring…
As you are getting ready for work, your child shuffles in complaining, “I don’t feel good.” You rush your child into the pediatric office. Your…
Recently while basking in the warm sun of San Diego (thanks to my husband’s business trip) and faced with the reality of returning home to…