America has just witnessed a historic midterm election. Voter turnout, tension, anxiety, and excitement were all at an all-time high. Many states are reporting a higher voter turnout during this [...]
There are a lot of conversations this time of year about getting kids ready for college. If you have a college-bound freshman, you are probably chatting with other parents about [...]
May was Mental Health Month. As a pediatrician, I am so glad we have a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. After all, mental health [...]
It is probably the last conversation you want to have with your teen, but it is also the most important. Sex. If you don’t talk to your teen about it, [...]
Spring is almost here and with it, the desire to spring-clean. Something about this time of year makes us want to dust, clean, and organize. Maybe you want to finally [...]
Your relationship with your teen is what will give him his best shot at successful adulthood.
Abstinence education starts from the position that kids aren't out of control, and can wait.