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.

Questions from Readers: Dating, Divorce and Foster homes

Question My daughter is entering her senior year in high school and is a great kid. She is an outstanding student, has lots of friends and will attend college next year. At home, she has never presented us with any … Continue reading

What Kids Should Never Say to Parents

Having just read yet another list of things that parents should never say to kids, don’t you think it’s reasonable that we tell our kids what we never want to hear from them? “It’s not fair.” Kids typically say this … Continue reading

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

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