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Age: Big Kids

The most common “time out” errors

“No discipline works with my child” is a common comment I hear from parents in my office. A recently published survey in Academic Pediatrics provides some insight as to why a common technique such as “Time Out” is ineffective. The … Continue reading

Beware of burns

Toddlers love to be where mom is. So that means all too often they are right underfoot while you are curling your hair, cooking or even running on the treadmill.  Unfortunately these become likely scenarios for your child to end … Continue reading

Yes to sex

Apps on our smartphones allow us to get directions, order pizza or play a video game. An app called “Yes to Sex” now encourages young people to make more informed decisions about their sexual relationships. The app requests that you … Continue reading

The happiest kids in the world

Children living in the Netherlands are the happiest kids in the world according to a 2013 UNICEF report, with American kids ranking 26th out of the 29 industrialized countries in the study. This conclusion is based upon UNICEF’s evaluation of … Continue reading

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