^

A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

7 Tips for a Healthy, Meaningful Holiday Season

7 Tips for a Healthy, Meaningful Holiday Season

The mad dash from Thanksgiving through New Year’s can feel exhausting. Several important holidays, including Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, fall within this 6 week period. In my house, we celebrate Christmas. As much as I love the magic of this holiday there was one year when much of the joy was lost in trying to make the season perfect for my kids. READ MORE
Family Traditions: Worth Your Time!

Family Traditions: Worth Your Time!

Family traditions can be fun, and provide continuity and connection! Traditions – simple or elaborate – give children a sense of belonging in the world. They can teach the beliefs and customs of previous generations, mark the changing of seasons, and be filled with great spiritual meaning – or be downright silly. READ MORE