Home for the Holidays? Maybe Not During COVID-19
COVID-19 numbers are increasing at record numbers in much of the country and my fear is the infection rate will only get worse if people do not take proper precautions this holiday season.
Changing Care for Kids with Diabetes: How Tech Is Making an Impact
For kids with diabetes, advances in technology go well beyond accessing the latest online game or social app. These advances mean better healthcare: longer-lasting insulin, more accuracy in measuring blood
Halloween During COVID-19: Advice from the Expert
As you’re thinking through your comfort level and making plans for Halloween, here are some of the most common question I’m getting and my answers.
A New Scoliosis Treatment: Vertebral Body Tethering
Vertebral body tethering (VBT) is a non-fusion surgical treatment for scoliosis that was recently approved for pediatric patients. Learn more about the surgery, and patients for whom it may be an option.
Talking With Kids About Mental Illness
An estimated one in five adults in the United States is diagnosed with a mental illness. And nearly half of all teens have a mental disorder.* That means chances are
All About Periods
It might not excite you to talk about periods, but they’re important to discuss. If you’re reading this, you likely have a child or know someone special in your life
Four Things To Know About Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic blood disorder in the United States. It is also often misunderstood. Learn four things about sickle cell and the people it affects.
Parents: talk to your kids about the Benadryl challenge
The Benadryl challenge is the newest social media game which can be quite dangerous, and potentially fatal. What is it? The Benadryl challenge is something many kids first saw on
What To Do When Encountering Racism with Children
Conversations about racism can be difficult. Confronting racism when we encounter it can be even more challenging. These tips and guidance for parents will help them be prepared to stand up if needed and help kids process what has happened.