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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Rock Star Parenting Hacks From a Pediatrician

Rock Star Parenting Hacks From a Pediatrician

Whether it's mealtime, bath time, or travel time, we've got a hack for that! These parenting hacks will make you feel like a rockstar! Use a Pez Dispenser to Get Kids to Take Their Medicine For chewable medicine for toddlers and kids, use a Pez dispenser with their...

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Dear Strangers, Please Don’t Touch My Baby

Dear Strangers, Please Don’t Touch My Baby

It should be common sense, right? But sure enough, whether you're in Boca Raton or beyond, every time you take your baby to the mall, a restaurant, or even for a walk at an outdoor park there is someone who wants to pinch your baby's cheeks, poke their chunky legs, or...

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Cough, Cough, Go Away!

Cough, Cough, Go Away!

{cough, cough} We'd like to explain {cough, cough} all about the lingering {cough, cough} coughs that just {cough, cough} don't go away. Even reading that sentence was difficult for you because, let's face it, coughs are just really irritating. When our children...

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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!

Why House Calls and Small Town Care Are Better For Your Kids

Your child is more than just a chart. Your family is more than just a name.  Even in a big city like Boca Raton, small town care still exists. Do you remember the bygone days of a house call pediatrician showing up at your home? While house calls and small town...
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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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Small Town Medicine Is Alive & Well!

If you don't remember the days, then perhaps you've seen them in a movie. A true "small town doctor," who had an office just around the back of the house, who knew each patient and their history without having to constantly look in the chart. Or simply, the times...
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Teething Tips

Tips for the tiny teethers. Beginning with the central incisors, around 4 to 8 months of age and lasting up to age 3, the primary (non-permanent) teeth start to come through the gums.  This can at times be uncomfortable for a child and difficult for the caregivers who...
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Baby and Bath Water: Bathing Your Newborn

A common question that is asked by parents at their first visit to the pediatrician is, "when should I bathe my newborn?" While there are numerous cultural beliefs, old-wives tales, and family traditions regarding how newborns and infants are washed, there are a few...
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