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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
Safe and Fun Sleepovers

Safe and Fun Sleepovers

When I was a kid, my best friend and I loved sleepovers. I remember one that ended badly, though. In those days, my bedroom was above the kitchen, up a narrow, iron spiral staircase. We were in my bedroom having fun – until the pillow fight.  READ MORE