Tweens

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

“The Talk,” misleading in its singular form, is not a one and done conversation. In reality it’s a series of ongoing conversations that start with body/body safety talks when our children are small that move to what to expect when puberty rears its unpredictable head, to what parents typically think when they hear the words, […]

Back to school fashion 2016

Back to school fashion 2016

It’s hard to believe that school starts in just a couple of weeks! Finding the perfect first-day-of-school outfit tops the list when heading out for some back-to-school shopping, and I had the pleasure of taking a few kids shopping for back to school to check out the latest fashions that are trending. Take a peek at what […]

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

By Dr. Katy Lysinger The American Academy of Pediatrics immunizations sub-committee has made increasing the number of teenagers who receive immunizations a top priority for 2015. Their particular focus is on the HPV vaccine, which is an incredible innovation in the prevention of cervical cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has many strains and most […]

Your child’s friendships: What to do when you don’t approve

Your child’s friendships: What to do when you don’t approve

As parents it seems that there’s nothing outside the scope of the worry-zone when it comes to our kids. We worry about their health, are they eating right (or are they going to turn into a chicken nugget); their safety, especially when they’re away from us; the kind of person they’re going to become…Which leads […]