If detected and treated early, many vision and eye problems can be minimized or even reversed. In addition to making sure children receive their routine childhood eye exams, parents should be aware of the signs and symptoms vision and eye problems – and when and where to go for help. In the article below, general pediatrician Dr. Linda Meloy reviews what parents need to watch for related to a child’s... View Article

Sep 16 2014

By Shannon, Conor’s mom Five-year-old Conor loves sports, riding his bike and going to kindergarten. Although Conor seems like other boys his age, Conor is a little different. When he was about 10 months old, we tried to introduce solid foods into his diet. We were only successful in getting him to eat five foods, which remained his only source of nourishment for the next four years. He ate one... View Article

Sep 10 2014

When planning your family’s meals, focusing more on fruits and vegetables is best – with the goal of having fruits and/or veggies make up at least half of each meal. For pasta recipes, it’s ideal to include TWICE as many veggies as pasta and EQUAL PARTS pasta and protein. Below is a list of recommended veggies and proteins that you can add to your favorite pasta recipes to create healthier... View Article

Sep 10 2014

Though it is something to consider throughout the year, the start of a new school year can be a particularly important time to reflect on the ways we can help nurture a child’s inner voice. In the article below, licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Josie Castaldi shares information about the many ways adults can influence a child’s inner voice and self-confidence.All of us have an inner voice that has the potential... View Article

Sep 3 2014