Motherhood — oh what a ride it is. With its ups and downs, bumps and turns, it's a journey we can never map out or know just where it will lead us. Still, no matter how different the parenting route we end up following, there are some experiences along the way that most every mother experiences.Read Full Story
The CDC reports that almost 11 percent of school-aged children suffer from ADHD, and of these children, nearly 60 percent will go on to have ADHD as an adult. As a family physician, I see numerous children and adults suffering from this condition, and a growing dependency on stimulant medications required to complete simple tasks.Read Full Story
Ever heard the saying "boys will be boys?" Boy Scouts of America is not a fan. Based on the most recent 2015 Boy Scout manual, boys in the organization are no longer allowed to have play water gun fights or throw large water balloons.Read Full Story
Many students choose to begin standardized testing preparation, be it for the ACT or SAT, during summer break. These standardized tests are notoriously long and complex, with a plethora of topics covered in a timed setting, so preparing early is a logical fit for many students. From example questions and time management tips to completing timed practice tests, plenty of ACT and SAT prep can be done at home, and with your help. Although preparing properly for the ACT or SAT is up to your student, your support may make a difference.Read Full Story
Leslee Bailey was shocked to see that her 21-year-old daughter Amber, a student with Down syndrome, was excluded from the high school yearbook. Bailey says this is the first year that Amber, along with other students in the special needs transition program, was singled out.Read Full Story
Moms from the Upper East Side who are married to hedge fund managers and the ilk are claiming to get something called a 'Mommy Bonus.' Either this is just a bizarre socioeconomic anomaly or else the rest of us are just doing this mom thing all wrong.Read Full Story
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