athlete, parenting, sports, teenager

He had a sports physical at school…. Why bother with the adolescent well visit?

Annual check ups at your pediatrician is so much more than just making sure you're OK to play sports. For the athlete and non-athlete alike Dr Molly explains why going to your pediatrician for your annual check up rather than an urgent care makes sense.

behavior, safety, technology, teenager

Kids and Technology: What’s a Parent To Do?

Kids (and parents!) use technology all the time. How much is too much? Are you or your children becoming addicted to your technology? Read NP Jessica's blog and get answers and tips!

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The Working Title Is…You Talkin’ To Me?

Katie Parks writes with humor and honesty about growing older and planning for your future.

Someday I'm Going to Write a Book

In the often quoted classic 1976 film Taxi Driver, Robert DeNiro’s character imagines what he would say if he were confronted by a bad guy and practices his response by speaking to his reflection in the mirror.

I’ve taken a hint from his playbook and often preemptively planned conversations with my own reflection. But as I look back on my first half-century of life, I wish I had done that more often.

I was reminded of that this week when the New York Times electronically reprinted an article linked here that asked the question “What to Do with Their Stuff?”. This is a topic that will hit home for many peers entrenched in the Sandwich Generation. And it certainly hit home for me.

Closing up my childhood home a number of years ago was agonizing. I kept more than I should have because I just couldn’t bear to part…

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