Category: Parenting

Is it ok for my kid to run around naked?

Question We have three young children who love to play dress-up and run naked around the house. This seems totally natural to me and my husband. A good friend who visited me when the kids were playing told me I … Continue reading

Sharing your child’s health with their school

By: Shalini Forbis, MD Does your child have a chronic health condition?  Possibly asthma, food allergies, a seizure disorder, something else?  For some conditions, such as food allergies or diabetes, there is really no other choice but to talk with … Continue reading

What your kids really need for school success

How well your child performs in school is due to lots of factors—talent, family stability, motivation and organization. You’ll be attending meetings at school over the next few weeks where you’ll hear about the importance of making certain your child … Continue reading

When breastfeeding DOESN’T work!

World Breastfeeding Week 2013 turned August 2013 into National Breastfeeding Month! With 2013’s focus on support for the mother to consider the breast, what about the estimated 12% women that are unable to produce enough breast milk, needing to choose … Continue reading

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