Category: Dr. Mom

A modern family dilemma… Toddlers and swear words

My daughter said a bad word! I knew it would happen eventually. Thankfully, as far as we know, she has only said it in front of her father and I. (At least daycare has not told me they have heard … Continue reading

How Dr. Mom fights the cough

Cough, cough, cough. The cough has arrived at our house. Audrey started with a runny nose for a few days and then the cough … and the fevers. It is just heartbreaking to see her be restless and uncomfortable and … Continue reading

Holiday tradition failure

Over the holidays I wanted to start a new tradition. In light of my brother passing last year I long to do more with his children. The 2 youngest are 7 and 4 years of age. Audrey simply LOVES her … Continue reading

Arsenic in juice?

I had an interesting question from a patient’s mother the other day in clinic. She had read a recent article in the Dayton Daily News regarding arsenic in different juices. She was asking me about the need to test her … Continue reading

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