Category: Parenting

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

4 ways to enjoy breastfeeding more

Yesterday I shared with you the beginning of the story of Keng-I, one of my fellow dieticians. Keng-I has been a lactation counselor for many years but found when it was time to breastfeed herself that it wasn’t as easy … Continue reading

Why one parent is dreading back to school

Question I dread the start of school, because it means I’ll be spending at least three hours a night helping my fourth-grade son with his homework.  Don’t tell me not to help him.  If I don’t, homework either won’t get … Continue reading

7 questions to ask before using ADHD meds

Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are at a significantly greater risk for substance abuse problems than other children, according to recently reported research in the July, 2014 issue of Pediatrics. This raises many questions that parents should consider before placing … Continue reading

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