Easy Protein Bfast for the Family

Let’s cut to the chase here—making a healthy breakfast and packing school lunch is just stressful! You might have multiple kids with different tastes or allergies, or maybe you’re expecting and juggling the never-ending activities of a school-aged child too! […]

The Four Types of ADHD in Children

In the middle of summer, no one wants to think of going back to school. But for many parents of children with ADHD, summer is an opportunity to reevaluate their children in a relaxed setting and wrestle with the best options for their developing minds. Most parents are fearful of the medications and personality changes [...]

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Summer Safety Reminders

I have written about ‘summer safety’ before, and I’m still as passionate about it now as ever. Summer months are great for letting-go and enjoying later bedtimes, spontaneous movie nights and weekend trips, which is much needed after a long and rigorous school year. But, oftentimes, summer months include more accidents! It’s a hard stat [...]

Subdue the Sugar Spike: a Healthier Halloween

Halloween can be a difficult time to keep track of your little one’s nutrition. Between the school parties, candy bags, and trick-or-treating, the holiday can give any mom a scare when the unwanted sugar spike comes. I love to make sure my kids get their fill-in and that they have an experience just like their [...]

6 Protein-Packed Lunch Time Snacks

Now that you have a list of healthy, simple breakfasts for the upcoming school year, add in some protein-packed lunch time snacks! Mid-morning fiber and protein is important in keeping your kids’ brains sharp for a new and overwhelming classroom. Being a busy mom, I know how tempting it can be to throw in the [...]

6 Ways to Sneak in More Fruits and Veggies

Making sure you get enough fruits and veggies in your own diet is hard enough, but trying to get your little ones to eat them can be near impossible. Dinners can be grueling and long when you have a picky eater on your hands. To achieve a healthy, balanced meal, I sneak the veggies in. No [...]

3 Tips for a Successful Start This School Year

It’s that time of year again. Soon begins the car pools, PTA meetings, after school sports, report cards—enough to send even the most organized of parents into frenzy. Our team is ready to meet the pediatric health care needs of your family. Here are a few general tips to keep your children well as you [...]

Dr. Taz’s Holiday Travel First-Aid Bag

Do you have any holiday travel plans? I love getting away during this time of year for some meaningful time with my family.Since I know that illness and travel discomfort can really put a damper on things, I always pack a holiday travel “first-aid bag” filled with remedies for common ailments. Today I’m sharing the [...]