Category: Dr. Mom

What I learned after Sandy Hook

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis The one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is upon us.  This is a sad time in our nation’s history.  The lives of the first grade teachers, their students and school staff can … Continue reading

5 tips for getting through the holidays with a chronic illness

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Changes in routine and traveling during the holiday season can be an added stress for families and is especially stressful for families of children with chronic disease.  As a pediatric endocrinologist, I care for many patients … Continue reading

Making time for some shut eye

By: Dr. Melissa King You know how it feels to go through the day grumpy or with low energy because you didn’t get enough sleep.   Kids and their young bodies react differently to lack of sleep or poor sleep, sometimes … Continue reading

What do reading and running have in common?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis 100 Books…100 Miles…Running Clubs, Oh My! What’s it all about?  My kids’ elementary school has had a book club for years, now. It’s actually more of a reading program.  Based on what grade the child is … Continue reading

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