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A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

  • 8 Steps to an Effective Time-Out

    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 t...

  • 6 Steps to Keep Kids Safe Online

    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 ca...

  • Why Spanking Is Not Okay

    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. ...

  • How to Beat Springtime Allergies

    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 a...

  • Talking About Sexual Abuse

    The list of what parents worry about is long! Often topping that list is fear about what can happen to our children when they’re not with us, and what others could do t...

  • Teach Your Kids How to Stay Safe Around Strangers

    One sunny day years ago my first child, a happy shaggy-haired 3-year-old, with a fistful of vegetables he had picked in the backyard garden, stood knocking on the kitchen...