Picky eating is a normal stage of child development, but it can still be frustrating and worrisome. In this post, our pediatrician shares tips for picky eaters. As a parent, dealing with picky eaters is almost a rite of passage. Somewhere around 18 months of age, you might notice that your child has developed some strong opinions about what will go into her mouth! This is a normal stage of … [Read more...] about 12 Road-Tested Tips for Picky Eaters
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What’s the best sunscreen for kids? What kind of clothing offers the best sun protection? Our Main Line & Center City pediatrician offers sun safety tips for kids and babies. Our office staff teases that no matter where I go on vacation, I never come home with a tan. I’m vigilant about sunscreen use for my family and myself year round – for good reason. Skin cancer is the most common cancer … [Read more...] about Sun Safety Tips for Kids & Babies
In this post, our pediatricians provide tips for hiking with kids to ensure a safe, fun experience. With days getting longer and warm weather finally upon us, it’s time to start spending more time outdoors! Whether you are taking an hour-long stroll through Wissahickon or spending a weekend camping in the Poconos, it’s important to plan ahead when hiking or camping with your … [Read more...] about Our Tips for Hiking With Kids
Protect your family against Lyme disease and other harmful effects of insect bites! In this post, our pediatricians explore kid-safe tick and mosquito repellents as well as other techniques for keeping pests at bay. In the Northeast, the spring and summer months are a time when many of us enjoy the outdoors, whether taking advantage of the nearby Schuykill river and Wissahickon trails or … [Read more...] about 2018 Edition! Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitos and Ticks
If you’re expecting, we’re expecting you! Come Meet Us nights are held most Monday evenings in Center City and the 2nd Monday of every month in Bala Cynwyd. These free events give you an opportunity to meet our staff, tour our offices and hear more about why we’d like to be your partner in parenting. Events are free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot on our website. We look forward to … [Read more...] about A Pediatrician’s Advice For New Parents
Digital and Interactive Media Concerned about the effects of screen time on your family? Enjoy this follow-up to our earlier piece on the benefits and challenges of screen time. Confession #3: I love my iPhone. I love it so much that I check it first thing in the morning, before I go to bed, and many times an hour during the day. I am not proud of this, particularly when my 9-year-old son … [Read more...] about Screen Time Confessions # 3 and #4