Category: Dr. King

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Monday March 2 is the birthday of Dr. Seuss! And “Oh the places you will go” by reading!!! Here is what we know are some of the benefits to books and reading with your children: AAP recommends you begin reading … Continue reading

What to do about the flu!

By: Dr. Melissa King During the last few weeks at Dayton Children’s we have been pretty busy at both our urgent care and emergency department. As the medical director of our urgent care in Springboro, I have been seeing a … Continue reading

8 qualities of the REAL mother of the year

By: Dr. Melissa King Have you ever… … placed dirty socks on your child’s feet because you just cannot manage to find a clean pair, even a clean pair that doesn’t match. … fed your child a yogurt parfait from … Continue reading

6 Tips for potty training boys

By: Dr. Melissa King Ethan has successfully potty trained. I admit, he was not really interested until about 30 months of age and I am pretty laid back about these things. However, by waiting until he was ready it has … Continue reading

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