When I first saw the photograph, I thought it should be called “It Won’t Be Like This Forever.” A pregnant mother. A sweet new baby. The return of her waistline. It reminded me in a stark, beautifully hopeful way that life does go on. And change is the one thing we can count on.
Everybody says “Don’t panic” about the Coronavirus. That’s valuable advice to be sure, but this blog is about practical things you can do while you’re not panicking. We are in the middle of an ‘infodemic’ about COVID-19 and everybody really just wants to know what to do. “Don’t ignore or dismiss this.” Learn what you […]
“This just out… on car seats.” It’s a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics on car seats. Again. When data changes; when studies conflict with one another; you have to stay current, and you can’t believe everything you read on Facebook.
It’s true. I want to change the world, and I’ve always said we do that when we teach our children important things … like it’s cold outside; wear a coat. And be grateful you have a coat. And you left your coat where?? This season, your Partners In Pediatrics team is organizing a brief, practice-wide […]
When I’m having ‘one of those days’ at the office, I can always use a reminder that laughter is the best medicine. A mother’s job is never done. Today, I saw several parents … one after the next struggling to be better at parenting . We all signed on to raise great kids, and it’s important […]
When we ordered a new electronic health record, we picked one build for kids in an effort to improve the quality of the care we provide. One of the things it prompts us to ask about is guns in the home. I’ve always been in the habit of asking about a child’s home setting to […]