What Every Parent Should Know About Autism

If you’re concerned about the rising rates of autism in this country, you’re far from alone. Even doctors and scientists are still working hard to figure out exactly what causes the developmental disorder and why the numbers are increasing. I learned about the condition early on in my career, in residency, when I was faced [...]

Study Finds Homemade Baby Food is Better for Infants

You’ve probably already heard about the wonders of homemade baby food from friends or other mommies on your feeds, forums or in classes. And there’s no doubt about it—putting on your chef hat and DIY-ing your little one’s meals is a much easier way to ensure he’s getting the most nutritious, all-natural and preservative- and [...]

Protein Hacks for Kids- How to Get the Right Amount

Are you worried about whether or not your kids are getting enough protein? You are not alone. This is a very common concern among the parents whose kids come to see me. As parents, we have enough to worry about…are they getting enough sleep? eating too much sugar? should I be giving them dairy? do [...]

Help your Child Create a Sugar Budget

Halloween is upon us and the zombies, ghouls and 3-foot-tall Darth Vaders are ready to hit the streets. But the real terror comes later – in the form of wild, sugared-up kids. The question is – how do we let our children take part while prioritizing their health (and our sanity)? […]