5 Tips for Parents of Addicts

5 Tips for Parents of Addicts

Addiction ends one of the following ways: in jail, in an institution, by death, or by recovery. That’s an awful thought – but it’s true. And parents of addicts can spend years afraid of these consequences and afraid of the next phone call they will...
You Can Get Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on a Boat?

You Can Get Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on a Boat?

As you hop into the boat this weekend, I want you to remember a culprit that you may never have considered: carbon monoxide. You probably think of carbon monoxide poisoning in little log cabins with a fireplace in the woods but not out on the boat on the 4th of July....
Tips to Deal with Temper Tantrums in Older Kids

Tips to Deal with Temper Tantrums in Older Kids

Everyone remembers the two-year-old temper tantrum. Those were totally unpredictable and left you wanting to laugh at how silly they can become. When preteens, teens, and adult children throw a temper tantrum, it just is not that funny. And we all need tips to deal...
What is the Best Insect Repellent?

What is the Best Insect Repellent?

With Summer Camp time arriving, the ultimate question remains – what will you do while your kids are away?? Yes! Free time for Mom and Dad. Unless you decided to have a baby about the time the rest of your kids became teenagers. Personal problem. The next...
What Parents Need to Know about Drowning

What Parents Need to Know about Drowning

Summer is here … let’s hit the pool, lake, or beach in style. And, more importantly, be prepared for DROWNING prevention. What do parents need to know about drowning? I have heard too many stories of little ones drowning in the past year. Even one story is too many...
5 Biggest Life Lessons from a Doctor Mom

5 Biggest Life Lessons from a Doctor Mom

We all learn lessons from this Mom experience. And Being a Mom is not one dimensional. We all do it a little differently with the same shared goal of raising happy, productive, healthy children. At least we think we do, most of the time. But our lives are a...