There’s little doubt that our diet is responsible for a variety of health problems. Kids and families eat very differently than they did a generation ago. Processed foods are part of life. What if it’s not so much the kind of food we eat but how the food is prepared that gives rise to many […]
Hearing a lot about summer safety? This time of year, the media is full of reminders for us, but don’t get distracted by the signal to noise ratio. This safety stuff we write about is important!
“Give thanks oh Thou, who has given us so much. Mercifully grant us one more thing ~ a grateful heart.” -George Herbert (read more as one pediatrician reflects hourly on things for which she’s grateful.)
I’ve been working on an article for Richmond Family Magazine and looking forward to the warm spring weather. I grew up in a big family, and one of the worst things you could do as a kid in our house was to wake the baby. Now that I’m a mother, I totally get that. You […]
An apple a day. Is NOT Enough. Listen up boys and girls, Moms and Dads, teens and tweens. You are NOT really hearing me. Listening and hearing, ya know? Because, well… Mr. Mali says Health is not a one semester class you take in Middle School, and he says it more beautifully than I ever […]
In 2012, I attended a TEDMED conference where I met my first The FitBit Story It’s is a digital, computerized pedometer, but as it turns out, these gadgets are SO MUCH MORE. They come with a program and once you tell it how tall you are, how old, and pick a clever user name, then you’re […]