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The Nature Principle Waiting for Summer
(Matching tags: Physician Mother Stories,Parenting,Preventative Care)
When I began my practice of pediatrics, I worked with two doctors who were among the very first in my city to specialize in the care of children. Believe it or not, in the 1950's, the field of pediatrics ...
All Children Have Special Needs
(Matching tags: Physician Mother Stories,Parenting,Motherhood)
It is a privilege and a professional honor to be invited into the life of a special child. All children are special, but some have special needs, and those are the ones I'm thinking about. When my daughter, ...
Only ONE New Year's Resolution
(Matching tags: Positive Thinking,Perseverence,Parenting)
As the year 2012 winds to its conclusion, I am particularly grateful that the Mayans were wrong about the end of the world. There's a lot going on, and I'm not sure I have time for the world to end. ...
Circumcision and Organic Food
(Matching tags: Current Research,AAP Policy Statements,Nutrition,Parenting,Circumcision)
This has been a bad week when organic food isn't worth the money according to the Annals of Internal Medicine and the AAP dives back in the circumcision debate.
Strive For Five
(Matching tags: Nutrition,Physician Mother Stories,Parenting)
I inadvertently stumbled on an approach to nutrition with my patients, and I think I may be on to something. It began with one of those pregnant pauses around my kitchen table as I pondered the question ...
ElderWisdomCircle.com Offers Grandma's Advice To Kids
(Matching tags: Physician Mother Stories,Parenting,Love These Guys)
"Tell me what your grandmother would say..." a parent asked me this week during her son's check-up. It made me realize how often I share my grandmother's wisdom, and it gave me a moment to be grateful... ...
(Matching tags: Physician Mother Stories,Positive Thinking,Parenting)
With summer vacation arriving in full force, I'm seeing families make plans for all kinds of fun. My family is no exception...
Farm To Table... Fresh Food, Healthier Eaters
(Matching tags: Nutrition,Parenting,Physician Mother Stories)
"Wait...where did my seed go? Dad, I planted a seed under all that mulch! How will I know where to put the water? What kind of food will I grow if I forget to water? We are having a vegetable garden, right ...
Battle Hymn of a Rabbit Mother
(Matching tags: Parenting,Physician Mother Stories)
I finally finished Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. The review that follows is NOT what I thought I'd write when I first heard about the book and grew more and more annoyed by the kind of ...
An Epic Win? Kids Should Play More Video Games!
(Matching tags: Teens,Media,Video Games,Parenting)
I promised my teens I'd blog about our recent discussion and their argument for playing more video games. Since I'm a man of my word (sort of), here's my best take on the conversation. When kids make ...
I'm Sounding Like My Mother
(Matching tags: Motherhood,Perseverence,Parenting,Humor)
So I'm having "one of those days" at the office, and a parent in my practice emails a reminder that a mother's job is paramount in raising healthy children...and Mothers say the darnest things!
My Hero Rides A Bike
(Matching tags: Parenting,Cancer,Physician Mother Stories)
"I believe the children are our future. Teach them well, and let them lead the way!" If you're humming along with me you'll definitely want to meet one of my heroes. This young man was born to do great ...
The Last Day of School
(Matching tags: Parenting)
The last day of school. It is my favorite day of the year. But unlike Christmas where I can't wait to open presents, I NEVER open report cards on the last day of school.
Don't Eat The Marshmallow
(Matching tags: Parenting,Perseverence,Love These Guys)
Is it possible to teach our children values that will last a lifetime and actually correlate with their eventual success in the adult world? YOU BET! And the one lesson you may not know about is this: ...
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