Category: Dr. Mom

Nightmares, night terrors, and sleep walking, oh my!

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Sprout has always been a bit of an “interesting” sleeper but recently things have gotten to be even more entertaining at our house in terms of sleep! Let’s start at the beginning…When Sprout was around 12 … Continue reading

Five tips for healthy Halloween fun

Again, I was reminded that Halloween is around the corner with a friend asking me, “So, what will the boys be for Halloween this year?”  Yep, the leaves are starting to change color and we already started to decorate the … Continue reading

Five “make it…” tips for safe Halloween costumes

“I be firefighter” exclaims Ethan quite frequently. He puts on a hat, wraps any cord or string he can find over his shoulder as his radio, and runs around the house saving people. We were planning a firefighter costume…  until … Continue reading

A flu-free home

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer It’s that time of year when the dreaded flu rears its ugly head. Ensure your family has put up a defense system to keep your home flu-free. Germs cause the flu, and many other sicknesses from … Continue reading

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