Category: Children’s health

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

A mini elliptical for the whole family?

Has 2016 been an active one for you and your family? Winter has not been too challenging in keeping active; the Spring weather is “behaving” too. We have been enjoying the opportunity to be outside: walking our dog Ginger, yard work … Continue reading

4 tips for Earth Day fun!

By Dr. Stacy Meyer Happy Earth Day! What fun things do you have planned to celebrate our Mother Earth?   Our family has been celebrating all week as we have planted trees in the back of our property and set up … Continue reading

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