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Age: Little Kids

Why I’m scared of what Justin Timberlake says

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud “I’m not going to vaccinate my child!” These are the scariest words for me to hear as a pediatrician.  Wow! It never ceases to amaze me the misconstrued data that people believe regarding vaccinations.  Science has advanced … Continue reading

Your must-do recipe for kids this Thanksgiving

I have been blessed with the gift of time to help in our youngest son’s classroom. The teacher has asked for “my hands” to help with cooking (which, I love!).  The most recent recipe was simple and fun – Pumpkin … Continue reading

Helping a child deal with loss

Loss is an inevitable part of life. Kids can experience intense feelings about the death of a parent or relative, or even a family pet.  When a child’s relationship ends abruptly, the impact can be particularly devastating. With the help … Continue reading

The child-friendly skies

Holiday travel season is right around the corner.  If you are traveling via plane you know there are so many things to consider – especially if you are traveling with kids. Luckily, a new Federal Aviation Administration ruling will make … Continue reading

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