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.

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

Questions from Readers

Question 1) My seventeen year-old-daughter is leaving for college this fall with her best friend who will attend the same school. My daughter hasn’t dated much in high school, but I’ve heard occasional rumors that she and her friend are … Continue reading

Do Parents Really Matter?

The recent article in Time magazine (May 20, 2013) about the “Me” generation has provoked strong reactions from many perspectives. The essay by Joel Stein characterized those kids born between 1980 and 2000 as a product of a culture that … Continue reading

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