The Dr. Is In®

  • What Should my Baby be Eating?

    I am asked questions daily in my office from parents about what to feed their children. I have composed the following quiz of 5 common questions I receive.
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  • Influenza 101

    Influenza (more commonly referred to as flu) season is upon us so it’s important for parents to know how to prevent their children from getting sick, the signs and symptoms of the flu, and what to do if your child does come down with it.
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  • 6 Simple Steps to Make Recycling a Family Affair

    Are you modeling green living for your children? One family habit that’s easy to get even the youngest toddlers started on the path to an eco-conscious life is recycling. Children who grow up knowing that aluminum cans, glass, plastics, newspapers, magazines, and office paper do not go into the garbage, but instead are reserved for recycling, will surely continue the practice in their own lives as adults.
     
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  • Handling Sibling Challenges

    As anyone with more than one child can attest to, sibling challenges are a common issue. Many parents with more than one child often find them bickering, battling, and belly aching on a regular basis. But siblings fighting over toys and games isn’t necessarily a bad thing. read more
  • Breastfeeding for Beginners

    If you are considering breastfeeding your baby or are just getting started, let me first say, good for you! Breastfeeding helps get your baby off to a great, healthy start. Breast milk is a complete source of nutrition and helps to protect children from certain illnesses and allergies for years to come. For information on how to... read more