Ding-Dong! Trick-or Treat! It’s that time of the year again when kids of all ages get to dress up in costumes either cute or spooky. As evening begins, it is also the time to find the biggest bag in the house for the best part of the day… collecting enough […]
It is that time of year again…there is a crispness to the air. Leaves are changing color. Influenza season is getting ready to start. Yes, fall is here which means it is time to think about influenza and how you and your family can avoid falling ill this season. According […]
Walking my son into class on the first day of school, I noted the Nut Free Zone sign hanging on his classroom door. As a mom, I suddenly felt overwhelmed with finding safe snacks that my son would eat while still being considered nut-safe. As a pediatrician, I was thankful […]
The Breakfast Back to School Juggle: Our goal as parents is to teach our children to make healthy choices for a lifetime AND get them to school on time. The old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is true. Breakfast gets your child’s metabolism started. […]
My youngest son has started Kindergarten this year. He is very excited about his new R2D2 backpack, and equally excited about walking to his elementary school. During our walks to the school, I see many students from our neighborhood zipping along the sidewalk on their bikes. To my dismay, I […]
Dear WPP Family and Friends, In just a few days, we will be celebrating WPP’s 20th birthday with a big party for our patients. I hope to see each of you this Saturday at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve from 9:00am to 12:00 noon. It was a bittersweet summer for me, […]
Summer is here…and the mosquitoes are starting to emerge. Don’t forget your insect repellent when you are out enjoying the sunny weather. With the prevalence of West Nile Virus in the DFW area last summer, here is some important stuff to remember are we head into the summer season. What […]
In this day and age where it is common place to attend a bounce house birthday party followed by cheese pizza, buttercream sheet cake and juice boxes, the thing to watch out for here is too much SUGAR!!!