Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Parenting tips

  • Posted on Apr 30, 2018

As Cooper is getting older, I’m trying to read up on more parenting books and blogs to help our family and other families I see at Kid’s First. I have come across one website recently

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Break-up with your phone

  • Posted on Apr 26, 2018

Attention Parents: Here are some tips for “breaking-up” with your phone! I know it’s hard to not look at your phone constantly, but we need to “break-up” with our phones so we can focus on

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The Chilean government does not mess around

  • Posted on Apr 24, 2018

Chili has the most overweight men in the southern continent and the government made a decision to address the problem. Since 2012, Chili has implemented ambitious policies designed to change the food culture. What is

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Another diet?

  • Posted on Apr 23, 2018

In the weight loss world, there is an endless cycle of diets that are touted to help you reach your goals. In the medical world, it seems there are diets to reach other goals. The

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Herbal supplements

  • Posted on Apr 19, 2018

  Nearly one in five people will take an herbal supplement and this number is even higher in children who have chronic illness. There continues to be this assumption that if it is ‘natural’ –

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Marijuana

  • Posted on Apr 11, 2018

An article I read recently encourages “embracing the complexity of the issue” of marijuana use in teens. It discourages “vilifying cannabis”.  My problem is that the rest of the article is spent telling about how

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Rubber Ducky may not be the friend we thought he was…

  • Posted on Apr 6, 2018

A recent article in Nature (March 2018) studied bath toys and what they found was a bit disturbing. Due to the higher temperatures and humidity in bathrooms, toys were found to have greater microbial growth.

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