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Coping with Colic

Our family will be welcoming baby #3 in the next month and we are all beyond excited (and ready) to finally meet our next little guy. Of course, just the thought of adding a newborn with an almost-four year...
Being sick is no fun. It throws off your daily routine and is a general drag to get through. Medications, lotions, and potions show up in your medicine cabinet, then go unused (and safely discarded!) Life goes on and...
Take one look at my Instagram feed and you will soon notice a very strong pattern. There are a LOT of very cute pictures of my youngest. Well, either her or my pup. Sometimes I mix it up and share pictures...
As you may know, April is Autism Awareness month. The Center for Disease Control now estimates that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a term almost everyone is familiar with as it’s...
Pandemic shopping for parents-- it's like regular shopping, but scarier! (Disclaimer: I am not that kind of doctor. I am a mom of 4 (soon-to-be 5) who is a realist, a news junkie, and an avid shopper who likes to...
As mothers, we are presented with information and screening information on Postpartum Depression after we give birth. Our physicians may also let our partners/spouses know warning signs for postpartum depression. However, as mothers, we don’t know whether or not 10,...
Dear Doctor, Thank you so much for being such an excellent pediatrician for our family. Thank you for the well-child visits full of great advice, for the sick visits that calmed our fears, and for always dealing so patiently with...
“Mama read to me."  It’s a daily request that my toddler asks of me. If she had it her way we would read the whole library of books she has. Instead we set a limit and I pray it isn’t...
Madison, WI: As busy moms, getting sick (or having a sick child) can totally throw a wrench in our plans. The thought of sitting in a waiting room (with other sick people while potentially being exposed to MORE germs) can...
Wow. What a week it has been. The normalcy of last week feels like a lifetime ago and now most of us are hunkered down at home fulfilling our social responsibility of social distancing. As much as we all...
Guys, you don’t have to fear the V-word anymore! No, not THAT V-word, the OTHER V-word. You know, the ✂ ✂ V-word. I don’t know about you, but I think the scariest part about a vasectomy was the unknown. Would...
Exposing children to nature is a great way to grow strong brains and bodies, but it's also a way to teach an appreciation for the outdoors and talk about ways to help protect the Earth. A perfect opportunity to...

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Be Active Wisconsin | Community Challenge in March 2021

It’s been a year. An entire year since the pandemic kicked off in the US. It has been devastating, infuriating and life altering but...