A Day in the Life of Feeding My Kids

Being a pediatrician and having three boys, I know what it’s like to have a busy schedule. Most parents I speak with have a full plate of responsibilities all week long, and then on top of it they need to…

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Medical Ear Piercing

I have been piercing ears in my office for 15 years and have gotten quite a few parent and media calls recently on the topic.  I treat infected ear lobes on a daily basis from patients who get their ears…

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4 Things You Might Not Know About Milk

I’m excited to announce that I have partnered with the Milk Life Campaign. In doing so, I will help share my tips on child nutrition and incorporating nutrient-rich meals and snacks into your child’s school day. As a parent, feeding…

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Important Sunscreen Facts for Parents

With hundreds of available sunscreen products, it can be difficult for parents to choose what is best for their children.  Here are my recommendations: Three things to look for in a sunscreen: Broad Spectrum – It must say “broad spectrum,”…

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Pumping the Friendly Skies

When my husband’s family was invited to a movie premiere in New York, I had to make a decision:  take our 2 month old on a cross country flight exposing him to countless germs or leave him home (with Grammie…

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