Reading to Your Child — A Really Big Deal!
While still adjusting to retirement, I was watching the 2016 Summer Olympics one recent evening when I was struck by a television ad. It was selling audible books, not just for adults, but also [...]
Is Conversation Endangered in the Digital Era?
As I prepare to retire at the end of this month, I wish to share some reflections and concerns which arose from my reading of a rather profound book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in [...]
Daily Vroom — An Amazing App to Help You Develop Your Child’s Brain!
Research into the complex nerve connections of the developing brain has exploded in the last 20 years, and one conclusion is clear: From Day 1, every day counts. We know that children who from [...]
Asthma — What is it, and How is it Treated?
Few diseases commonly affecting children are as confusing to families as asthma. The presenting symptoms can vary, causing parents to debate even whether or not they should start treatment. This [...]
Fever is Your Friend!
A beloved Virology Professor, C. George Ray, uttered the immortal words “fever is your friend” during my training. He was not trying to discount the genuine concern, at times bordering on terror, [...]
Triumphing Over Thrush
Thrush is a remarkably common, harmless, yet frustrating condition which many of us have had to contend with in our newborns and infants. I still shudder when I recall, as new parents, how long [...]