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A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

How to Discuss Disasters with Your Children

How to Discuss Disasters with Your Children

These days the news on TV, radio, and social media seems to be filled with stories of violence or natural disasters, leading parents to wonder how to help their children cope. Whether a child has been personally affected or just heard of a disaster, parents need to be ready to talk with them about the events. READ MORE
Fun Family Dinners? Here’s How!

Fun Family Dinners? Here’s How!

One night last week, as I was cooking dinner but feeling lazy after a long day of both mom-work and doctor-work, I got a craving. An unusual craving for me – I wanted to eat dinner with my feet up, while watching TV. I called out to my kids “Want to watch <em>Castle</em> while we eat?” READ MORE