Category: Dr. Meyer

The secret to knowing how much sleep kids need

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer “Mommy I’m tired” is a phrase rarely heard in my household but not for the reason you may be thinking.  It’s not because I am a guru of sleep and my children are never overly tired, … Continue reading

I’m used to mutant turtles, but mutant lice???

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As the mother of two young boys, ages 3 and 5, I have plenty of knowledge on mutant species.  From mutant turtles to mutated humans I am well versed, but mutant lice??  That is a new … 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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