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Top 5 Summer Safety Tips for Families

This summer might look a little different than what you and your family had originally planned. That said, I have to imagine that it will still include lots of outdoor › Continue Reading

COVID-19: Tips to Help Kids Wear Face Masks

Our world has drastically changed in the last few months, and we’re needing to do things that we never expected. Wearing face masks is probably at the top of that › Continue Reading

COVID-19: Kids Should Wear Face Masks, Too

As more shelter-in-place orders are relaxing, the CDC recommends that all people, including children, wear masks outside of the home when it’s not possible to maintain six feet of distance › Continue Reading

COVID-19: What to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Kawasaki Disease

The silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic has been that it doesn’t appear to affect children as much as it does adults. The majority of kids who have been infected › Continue Reading

COVID-19: I Took My Daughter to A Doctor’s Appointment

Like a lot of parents, I am concerned about many aspects of COVID-19. Among numerous other things, I’m worried about what will happen if my kids get sick or hurt › Continue Reading

The Importance of Well-Child Visits During COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a significant drop in well-child visits at Cincinnati Children’s and at pediatric offices throughout our community. At the height of the stay-at-home orders, our › Continue Reading

COVID-19 & Kids: Identifying Mental Health Problems and Getting Help

We’ve been sheltering-in-place and managing our lives around the new coronavirus, COVID-19, for quite some time now. As a child psychologist, I figured that eventually our mental health would be › Continue Reading

COVID-19: Returning to Sports After Time Away

As the weather gets nicer and restrictions start to be lifted, we all hope we’re closer to playing and watching sports again. As the transition to more activity begins it’s › Continue Reading

What Parents Can Do When They’re Stressed During COVID-19

To say that parents are stressed and overwhelmed right now is an understatement. There’s so much uncertainty. Many parents have lost their jobs or are facing the potential. Our social › Continue Reading

How an Immunocompromised Family is Handling COVID-19

Like many families across the country, we are anxious about the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19.   However, our family may be different from some in that we are used to › Continue Reading