The Dr. Is In®

  • Separation Anxiety: Is it more traumatic for parent or for baby?

    One of the hardest moments in parenting is separating from your child against his or her will. Whether it’s during drop off at school, when leaving for work, or while slipping in to the other room to get something done-it’s never easy to pry yourself free from the clutches of your sweet baby and then listen to the wailing as you exit the room. read more
  • Do Herculean Cleaning Efforts Help?

    We all want our homes to be clean and free of dust and germs. But should we be stocking up on bleach and strong disinfecting solutions? What do we need to do to keep our homes clean and safe for our children? read more
  • The Benefits of Reading From an Early Age

    Many parents think their children begin to learn to read in kindergarten. But, in reality the process starts much earlier. The building blocks for literacy skills are laid during infancy. Reading to your child from an early age will have a great impact on your child’s future relationship with reading. read more
  • Bonding with your Baby

    What could be better? The anticipation is over and the day is finally here when you meet your sweet bundle of joy. Embrace it and treasure it because it truly is special. read more
  • It’s Cold and Flu Season!

    It’s that time of year-cold and flu season! My office is overbooked these days with children of all ages complaining of runny noses, coughs, fevers, and feeling lousy. What’s a parent to do? read more