Category: Dr. Mom

Why Robin Williams’ death is hitting close to home

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis Robin Williams’ recent death by suicide has been a leading feature in the news this week. I think that the idea of someone who has brought so much joy into homes through his comedic roles being … Continue reading

The 4 things you must know about ebola

By: Dr. Melissa King Ebola, what? The news is reporting about Ebola every time that I turn around. What do you as a parent here in Ohio need to know? 1.) Ebola is not as easily spread as you might … Continue reading

What’s not so terrible about “the two’s”

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Just a few weeks ago, my baby BusyBee turned 2!  Terrible, Terrific 2! Although there are definitely parts of 2 that can try your patience, I am really looking forward to this next year. As we … Continue reading

Do you know these sunscreen facts?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis Why apply sunscreen? Exposure to sun exposes our skin to UVA and UVB rays.  These rays can be damaging to our skin, eyes, etc. The bulk of sun exposure occurs during childhood and this exposure can … Continue reading

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