Even with sunny days ahead, COVID-19 has put a gloom on many summer plans. Postponed family vacations, can celled summer camps, or missed playdates–this summer is going to be different. Here are answers to questions about the not-so-normal summer ahead.
Every day I get parents asking me how they can take a proactive approach to their child’s health and I immediately think about their gut health. You see, 80 percent of the immune system is situated in the gut, including
**This blog was written in partnership with Milk Life Walk down the aisle at any grocery store and you will see dozens of different types of white beverages, labeled “Milk”. It can be downright confusing for parents and consumers.
Many of you have heard about the recent outbreak of Whooping Cough in Los Angeles, quickly spreading through schools. My phones have been ringing with parents wanting to know about whooping cough, if their child needs the vaccine and if
**This blog was written in partnership with Milk Life Providing good nutrition is one of the most important things parents can do to prevent illness and disease and ensure their kids are healthy for life. While this may seem like
As 2018 comes to an end and 2019 is about to begin, many families begin thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, hopefully involving replacing unhealthy routines with healthier ones. Making the resolution is often the easy part. But making the change
How practical are the new car seat safety guidelines? It is true that the most dangerous thing that children do as part of their daily life is to ride in a car. With more and more distracted drivers on the
After years of treating infected ear lobes in babies, children and teens who got their ears pierced at a mall jewelry store, I figured there had to be a better way. I researched, tried out a few methods, found my
Layer up – Be prepared for extreme weather from very cold to sunny CA spring skiing. Multiple layers that are easy to peel on and off will help your child feel comfortable and prevent over heating or
Do your kids come home from school starving like mine do? The first step to preventing an afterschool snack attack is to ensure they’re staying fueled all day. Start off with a balanced breakfast that includes protein, a nutrient many