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 […]
That’s so amazing! You noticed! The DrDownload blog was becoming an echo chamber. And I guess it’s true. I have been pretty quiet lately. Maybe it’s time to explain why. I’ve been busy playing video games. Sort of…
With an organized roadmap to offer checkups and flu vaccines this fall, I’m proud to say that our practice vaccinated more than seventy five percent of the patients and the parents who come to us. It wasn’t an easy task, and there were some families who probably thought our email reminders were annoying. To you, […]
Hey, just wanted to say thanks, Dr. Hamblin. Can I call you, Jim? I love your magazine, and I really appreciate your bringing the issue of screen time to the attention of so many.
Child Passenger Safety Week. I love this idea, but not for the ‘top down’ educational opportunity it presents. There’s that, of course. I do appreciate any and every opportunity to talk about safe travel for kids. I’ve long been out here reminding anyone who will listen: We need better car seats, and we deserve trustworthy […]