Parenting Education is a Useful Tool for Every Parent One young, low-income parent describes her role as “helping my son know he can depend on us.” Yet another parent fitting the same description is in danger of losing her child to foster care. What makes the difference? Some families seem to have many advantages, yet […]
Successful grieving after the death of a loved one is an extremely difficult task for anyone. For children, all deaths are untimely. The bereaved child’s comprehension of events is dependent upon their developmental level. Their emotions are varied and unique, and not as neatly characterized as what occurs in adults.
Parents often ask us pediatricians for our opinions on alternative medicine, or what is better known as “complementary” or “holistic” medicine.
With our children facing obesity rates of 24 percent – higher than the national average – it is critical that families have places for kids to be physically active, and our regional recreation sites offer great ways to keep our kids moving.