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Age: Big Kids

Surprising changes to school lunches

With school back in session, how did your house acclimate? How do you decide if your child is going to pack or buy the school lunch?  If you recall, we feel lucky that our boys benefit from their aunt as … Continue reading

Why kids shouldn’t be your highest priority

If I’m speaking with a group of parents and I want to elicit a lively debate, I only need to say the following. Kids shouldn’t be your highest priority. As a youngster, I remember my dad telling me that “your … Continue reading

Do I REALLY need the flu shot?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis It is that time of year again!  Flu vaccines.  Do you get the flu vaccine for yourself or your family?  I will always remember my first year in training to be a pediatrician.  Somehow, I just … Continue reading

The school clothing debate

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis It’s hard to believe it is almost the end of September! During the first month of school, it’s always a bit of a struggle getting back into those school routines.  You know, things like getting up on time, … Continue reading

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