Category: Dr. Mom

Kids and race. A conversation worth having.

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis I was greatly saddened when I heard about the shootings in Charleston. In fact, horrified. It felt so reminiscent of events during the Civil Rights Movement. But, it seems that was probably what was intended by … Continue reading

A guilt-free mother’s day

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud Happy Mother’s Day Dayton Moms! I just LOVE this holiday!  Motherhood is challenging in many ways and for many years (at least that is what my own mother tells me).  You are responsible for a little … Continue reading

Let’s talk about gender identity

We all know that being “different” is a very difficult thing in society and can even be difficult to talk about with our children.  In reference to physical differences, we often hear families use the phrases “God made him/her this … Continue reading

Your top three sunscreen questions answered

Here comes the sun!  Unfortunately, that also means the potential for sunburn.  Recently, I have noticed many red faces in my clinic as patients and their families have been caught unprepared for the sun’s harsh rays.  Luckily, most of those … Continue reading

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