Let’s talk about gender identity

We all know that being “different” is a very difficult thing in society and can even be difficult to talk about with our children.  In reference to physical differences, we often hear families use the phrases “God made him/her this … Continue reading

How your child is misdirecting you

Kids and magicians have one thing in common. They are both masters of misdirection, focusing your attention away from what is really happening. A magician uses words or body movements to manipulate your focus away from where the “magic” is … Continue reading

Your top three sunscreen questions answered

Here comes the sun!  Unfortunately, that also means the potential for sunburn.  Recently, I have noticed many red faces in my clinic as patients and their families have been caught unprepared for the sun’s harsh rays.  Luckily, most of those … Continue reading

A big sister’s plans

“I’m going to take care of the baby…give her a bottle…calm her down…and make sure that my toys don’t get in her mouth.” From the mouth of my first baby, these are the plans Mary has for her little sister.  … Continue reading

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