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Age: Big Kids

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

5 tips for easy meal planning

It takes energy and a commitment to live a healthy lifestyle.  My expertise is just one piece of the puzzle – eating healthy.  We are half way to success in our house when our home has been prepped for the … Continue reading

What “counts” as screen time?

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Recently, daddy (who is a high school teacher) and I had an interesting discussion regarding screen time for children.  I was commenting on the fact that our children are now engaging in more screen time in … Continue reading

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