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.

Transitioning to Daycare

For the first several weeks of his life, Nathan was cared for almost exclusively by his parents George and Susan. Things changed a bit for Nathan when he turned 11 weeks old and was brought to a daycare center while … Continue reading

Questions from readers: Grandparents, Entertaining kids, Talking to teens about sex

    This week Dr. Ramey answers questions from his readers. Do you have a question for Dr. Ramey? You can e-mail comments, questions and column ideas to Dr. Ramey at rameyg@childrensdayton.org. Questions directed to Dr. Ramey will be posted … Continue reading

Myth vs. Reality of Teens and Technology

How much do you really know about your teen’s use of technology? Based upon recent research published by Nielsen, take this true or false quiz to see how knowledgeable you are about your kids’ technological lives. 1. Teens text more … Continue reading

Why your kids should know about Christian Lopez.

  “How was your day at school?” is a well meaning question asked by many parents that is virtually guaranteed to get an answer of “okay” or some other minimal response. Further inquiries are more likely to be viewed as … Continue reading

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