Author: Dr. Ramey

  • Dr. Ramey

    Dr. Ramey is the vice president for outpatient services at Dayton Children's and writes FamilyWise, a weekly parenting column in the Dayton Daily News that is distributed through the New York Times wire service. He is also a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Normal sibling aggression is not so normal

During my typical clinical interview with parents, I always ask about sibling interactions and usually get an answer like this. “They argue and fight all the time but it’s just normal sibling stuff.” I’ve never quite understood that response. How … Continue reading

Navigating life’s difficult situations

Question 1) Counseling is the only thing that can possibly save our marriage. My husband feels that our relationship is our business and not that of a stranger.  I see little point in going by myself. I’m about to give … Continue reading

Is work fun?

While shopping with my family a few weeks ago I noticed a recruitment poster for a local clothing store.  “You’re cool. We’re fun. Let’s work together.”  I took a picture of that ad, because I wasn’t sure that anyone would … Continue reading

Can Parents Learn Anything from the Navy Seals?

Mark Owen’s book “No Easy Day” is more than a story about the Navy Seal operation that resulted in the death of Osama Bin Laden. It is a testimony to the passion of a group of soldiers who placed country … Continue reading

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