Pediatrics

Could my teen have anorexia?

Are you worried that your teen may have anorexia? If so, have a healthcare professional examine her body weight or body mass index.  If it is more than 15% below normal, she might have anorexia. Teens with anorexia have a distorted body image, which causes them to believe that they […]

When Your Child Goes to the Hospital

Few events in life are as stressful as having a child in the hospital, especially if the stay comes at the end of a trip to the emergency room. You may not really understand what is wrong or even whether it can be fixed. You rarely know how long your […]

Winning from the Stands

Youth sports are a great way for kids to develop the habit of healthy physical activity while learning important social and emotional skills. Dealing with failure, developing realistic expectations and learning the benefits of striving for success are only some of the benefits of participating in individual or team sports. […]

Building Trust Helps Uncover Cyberbullying

No one wants to see their child become the victim of a bully. Bullies, who act on social media platforms, over text or apps, etc., using digital communications, are “cyberbullies.” Cyberbullying can be difficult to detect, unless your child confides in you. If you want your kids to come to […]