What To Do With Your Kids On A Rainy Boca Raton Day

What To Do With Your Kids On A Rainy Boca Raton Day

Rainy day got you down? Whether it's summer, spring, winter, or fall, what to do in Boca Raton when it starts raining? And raining? AND RAINING? We’ve compiled a list of our “Mommy Recommended, Pediatrician Approved” Boca rainy day activities for kids around and...

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Why We’re All Responsible for Kids With Food Allergies

Why We’re All Responsible for Kids With Food Allergies

Sending a child with food allergies out into the world everyday is a source of anxiety and fear for parents and caregivers.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that food allergies result in more than 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year among children under...

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Should We Still Be Worried About Zika?

Should We Still Be Worried About Zika?

It's been a little over a year since the Zika virus came to South Florida. You heard about it on the news constantly, read about it online, and maybe even tuned in to our Facebook live video featuring special guest, OB/GYN Dr. David Lubetkin. So what's going on with...

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5 Tips to Raise A Non-Bully

5 Tips to Raise A Non-Bully

One of the worst parenting nightmares is to see our kids suffer. Be it physical or emotional, there is nothing quite like the osmosis that happens within us when our child is hurting. Struggling socially is nothing new, but what is new is the accessibility of bullying...

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The Instagram Effect On Parenting

The Instagram Effect On Parenting

For centuries, we have long been obsessed as a society with portraiture and later, photography, a freeze frame moment in time that depicts the perfect family, the perfect backdrop, and the perfect split-second image. Fast forward to 2017, where taking and sharing a...

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They say raising a child takes a village, so we’re here to bring parents the information about common pediatric topics direct from the pediatrician!

Breaking the Mold: A Pediatrician’s Guide to the Sippy Cup Scandal of 2016

If you're a new or semi-new parent, you've likely seen the  jaw-dropping photographs on your facebook news feed or on the nightly news about the moldy sippy cup that surfaced a few days ago. The pictures are causing quite a stir among parents and caregivers of...
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Social Media, Teens, & Tweens

Is it OK for my child to use Facebook? This is a question asked by parents to my colleagues and I on a regular basis.  Along with sex, drugs, and alcohol, social media use has also become part of the anticipatory guidance I discuss with adolescents during routine...
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Eczema

Itch, Itch, Go Away One of the most common skin disorders in children, atopic dermatitis, aka: eczema, can be aggravating for both children and parents because of its chronic and often uncomfortable symptoms. The features of atopic dermatitis are that of a chronic...
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To tan or not to tan… That is the question

My 14 year old daughter brought home a permission slip for her to use a tanning bed. Should I sign it? The short answer and one that most teenagers don’t like to hear: NO. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a report urging pediatricians and...
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The First Shoes

My child just started walking, do they need shoes? Up until the time when they start walking, shoes can be thought of as merely fashion accessories.  While they can help to provide warmth to your child’s feet, socks are best for keeping feet warm.  The age which...
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