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Editor's note: Dr. Melissa Arca's column, "Confessions of a Dr. Mom," regularly appears in the Thursday Living Here/Health & Fitness pages. This is an extra column addressing the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
So the other day I sat down with my calendar and a list of my children's upcoming after- school activities, trying to reconcile multiple schedule conflicts.
I have a picky eater. I don't call him that or tell him he's picky.
During the longer and hotter days of summer, many children flock to the pool. Swimming is no doubt a favorite summertime activity.
Aside from the common cold and ear infections, constipation is one of the most common complaints at both well- and sick-child visits
In the past few weeks, we've been seeing an increase in hand-foot-mouth disease among toddlers and preschoolers.
Last summer our family was enjoying a nice, relaxing day in the backyard of good friends. The kids were getting ready for a dip in the pool.
Smoking is not good for you. I think we all can agree on that. It's bad for your lungs, leaves you prone to chronic respiratory infections, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Toddlers are rambunctious. In all their "I do it" and super-human-strength glory, you've got to love them.
I 'm putting myself and the rest of my family on a detox. It's not a body cleanse or anything like that. It's more of a mental clutter cleanse.