Although your 6-year-old child may seem very grown up as they head off to a day at school or to a play date without you, they still need your support very much. They’ll be developing relationships with friends and teachers, but you are their main source of companionship and affection. They’ll still want to play with you too. READ MORE
Let’s face it, young kids misbehave at times. Starting from an early age they test their limits and ours. To deal with this, most parents (about 85% of us) have tried to use time-out as a discipline method. READ MORE
Our children are often plugged in all-day to study, play, and connect with family and friends. Digital platforms provide us so many positive opportunities – but they can have a darker side. How do we protect our kids? READ MORE
Spanking isn’t good for any child. Pediatricians at Kaiser Permanente and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree – spanking is a poor way to discipline a child.
But parents often ask: Why not spank to teach a child right from wrong? READ MORE
About this time of year, our medical office waiting rooms switch from being filled with coughing sniffling kids with colds and influenza to coughing sniffling kids with allergies. Springtime allergies or hay fever cause plenty of misery – let’s talk about how to help your family! READ MORE