Category: Dr. Mom

Why I’m the “nerdy aunt”

By: Dr. Abboud In my house I am known as the ‘nerdy aunt’ by my children.  For my nieces, nephews and my own children, as birthday and gift giving time approach, I am always looking for educational activities or magazines … Continue reading

All aboard the bus to Safety Town

By: Dr. Melissa King As you may recall, Audrey is entering kindergarten this fall. She is eager and excited and I am borrowing her enthusiasm as I put aside those mommy anxieties to which I am sure many of you … Continue reading

What’s the big deal about fluoride?

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Recently, my family made a move in homes to a more rural location.  This move meant switching from community supplied water to a well as our water source.  Why do I care about the source of … Continue reading

ADHD meds impact growth

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer In a previous blog, I discussed typical growth patterns in childhood as well as predicting genetic height potential.  In that article, I mentioned that many things can affect the rate of growth in children and alter … Continue reading

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