Category: Dr. Mom

Music to my ears!

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud At the beginning of last school year my then 9 year old son announced that he wanted to play the bass in the school orchestra.  He thought the instrument was great and he had the encouragement … Continue reading

The great drink debate

By: Dr. Melissa King This is taken from the conversation that I had with Audrey, my 4 year old daughter, just the other day. Audrey:  “Mom, can I have some Gatorade to drink, please?” Me: “No Audrey, you can have … Continue reading

This is not my potty dance!

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer “This is not my potty dance” This is a phrase I hear often from Sprout, my 3 1/2 year old little boy…and let me tell you, it is ALWAYS his potty dance!  We have officially reached … Continue reading

The great struggle: Teens and sleep!

Periodically I have a teenager come to my office.  Usually he or she is convinced that there is something wrong with them because they are always tired. I usually tell them, let’s start with the basics.  Teenagers need more sleep.  … Continue reading

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