Tag Archives: pediatrics

Potty Training—ditching the diapers

Is it time to ditch the diapers? It probably seems like just yesterday you were changing your toddler’s first diaper, and now you are wondering if it is time to start potty training.  Potty training is a big step, and … Continue reading

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French fries are NOT vegetables

In this age of taco palaces, microwave meals and energy bars, some kids probably think the food pyramid is some ancient Egyptian relic. Overstated? Not necessarily, when you consider that almost 17% of kids ages 2 to 19 are obese; … Continue reading

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“I don’t know you, so back off.”

There’s something special about working with pediatric patients. With adults, you can walk into a room and strike up a conversation, allowing you to develop trust and a relationship. But with kids, you have to gain the trust of Mom … Continue reading

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