The doctor is in | Puberty

When should you start talking about puberty? When does that happen these days? (I've heard it happens at like age 10?) Talking about puberty has been an important issue for parents for ages. In an ideal sit... Read More...

The doctor is in | Kindergarten

Should I send my young 5-year-old to kindergarten next year (having never gone to preschool because of COVID) or does it make more sense to wait until he is 6? (I'm concerned that at 6, he's going to be bored ... Read More...

The doctor is in | Halloween 2020

How the heck do we handle Halloween this year? Trick-or-treating is probably on most parents’ minds this season. If you are not sure about trick-or-treating or your community has opted out, this may be the ... Read More...

The doctor is in | Oral fluoride

How important is oral fluoride? I've heard some parents give it to their kids and others don't. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in... Read More...

The doctor is in | Boosting immune systems

Aside from vaccines, is there anything we can do to help their immune systems get stronger? Daycare illness is real. What can I do to boost my child’s immune system? As kids are going back to school and day... Read More...