Category: Children’s health

5 ways the new children’s garden is accessible for all kids!

Yesterday was such a fun day. We opened a new Children’s Garden across the street from Dayton Children’s. The bright, new place to play, learn and grow was built as part of the DaVinci revitalization project for the Greater Old … Continue reading

Is perfectionism a problem for your child?

Alissa spends several hours a day trying to flawlessly perform her gymnastics’ routines. To a casual observer, her movements look amazing for a twelve-year old athlete. However, Alissa is critical of most everything she does in the gym, using that … Continue reading

Don’t treat your kids like little adults

I get lots of questions from parents who needlessly worry about their children’s normal behavior. Kids think, feel, and act in ways that are usually perfectly normal due to their age. 1. Kids make mistakes, lots of them. Children do … Continue reading

4 ways the FitBit can change your home

Are you wearing one—a Fitbit? Mine, a Fitbit Flex, appeared on my wrist months ago. I had to ask my University of Dayton students how to operate the sleep function! Our youngest son loves telling me how many lights pop … Continue reading

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