Blog Archive

Safety Tips for a Happy Holiday ! Dec 1st, 2022

Safety Tips for a Happy Holiday !   The holiday season is a time for celebration. A time for gift giving and giving of ourselves. The spirit of the holidays is in the ‘togetherness’. It is in the thought we put into thinking about others.  It is a selfless time,...

Cultivating Gratitude Nov 1st, 2022

CULTIVATING GRATITUDE     Gratitude not only feels good, but it is also good for our mind, body and soul. Feeling grateful on a regular basis can have a big impact in our lives.   Gratitude opens us up to new possibilities. It increases our ability to learn and make...

Modeling Healthy Relationships For Our Children Oct 1st, 2022

Modeling Healthy Relationships For Our Children   Healthy Relationships Help Children Thrive   Children learn how to act, treat others and communicate by listening and observing their parents.   Having a positive behavior in our home will put our children in the position to have great relationships. Having a mindful...

Identifying and Bully Proofing our Children Sep 1st, 2022

Identifying and Bully Proofing our Children  We all have the power to identify bullying, become upstanders, model kindness and bully-proof our children. IDENTIFYING BULLYING We can usually identify bullying through the following three characteristics: intent, repetition, and power. A bully intends to cause pain, either through physical harm or hurtful...

Superhero Kids Aug 1st, 2022

Kids can be Superhero’s too! A superhero or superhero is a character or person that possesses superpowers, abilities beyond those of ordinary people, and fits the role of the hero, typically using his or her powers to help the world become a better place. Helping kids find their character strengths...

4th of July Jul 1st, 2022

Welcome back to Our Monthly Blog!   Happy Independence Day-Happy 4th of July!!   Have Fun , Be Safe and Remember: Have FunWe all enjoy celebrating holidays with family and friends. Holiday traditions are an important part of building a strong bond between family, and our community. They give us...

Summer Fun in the Sun and Safety Tips Jun 1st, 2022

Welcome back to our Monthly Blog! Summer Fun In The Sun.Everyone loves summer. It’s the season we devote to leisure and good times with the people we love. Summer includes lots of outdoor activities with friends and family.  Vacations, camping, barbecues, beaches, water activities, kids camps and so much more.  While...

Empowering Children Through Assistive Technology! May 1st, 2022

Welcome Back to our Monthly As parents, we create positive experiences to support our child's curiosity as they learn and grow. We set our children on course to meet life's challenges. Our school-age children may experience some challenges with socializing, reading, writing, or other learning-related tasks. It is important to...

It's a Family Affair! Apr 1st, 2022

Thank you for visiting our monthly blog. One of our child’s greatest gifts is to be part of a family that works well together. A family that offers each other support, kindness, direction  and unconditional love. Family is the most important influencer in our children’s  life.  Children depend on parents...

Importance of Pediatirican Consistency Mar 1st, 2022

Thank you for visiting our monthly blog . Pediatrician Consistency Having the same pediatrician throughout your child’s infant, adolescent and teenage years is an important component in their  well-being. A consistent pediatrician will have a good over-all understanding of your child’s health and development. Problems or concerns will be recognized...

When is it appropriate to visit the Pediatric Emergency room and when is it not! Feb 1st, 2022

When should I take my child to the Emergency Room? As parents, there are occasions when we have a child who becomes ill or our child has an accident. We are left with the decision as to what to do now. Should I call my pediatrician?  Maybe it is after...

Childhood Obesity Jan 3rd, 2022

CHILDHOOD OBESITY  Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being.   Childhood obesity has many adverse side effects and is recognized as one of the most serious health issues in the world. Obesity during childhood can harm the body in a variety...

Safe and Sterile Medical Ear Piercing For Babies, Children & Adolescents Dec 7th, 2021

Welcome back to our monthly Blog! Throughout the year, Heathy Kids at Sunrise receives many inquiries about our Ear Piercing service. While it’s a common decision to have our children’s ears pierced, please take a moment to consider your best option.  Unfortunately, all ear piercing services are not created equal. ...

Adolescent Care -What do I need to know as a parent? Nov 1st, 2021

Welcome Back to our Monthly Blog!   As always, thank you for your continued support. Many parents have questions and concerns about the adolescence years. Remembering our own challenges will assist us in guiding our children with love and understanding. Being our child’s biggest cheerleader will build confidence in who...

"Newborn Care" What should I know about my newborn? Oct 1st, 2021

Welcome back to our monthly blog!This month we will be outlining some important topics on newborn care. Having the best care for your infant begins with the selection of a great pediatrician. Your pediatrician will be supporting you and your child for many years to come.  SELECTING YOUR PEDIATRICIAN Begin choosing your pediatrician...

What best practices and tips can I follow in helping my child's language and communication develop? Sep 1st, 2021

Welcome back to our monthly blog! Thank you for continuing to support our efforts. This month, I would like to address a topic many parents have questions about; Language  Development. As a pediatrician and mom, I realize how important it is to give our children the tools to maximize their...

The BioNTech, Pzier COVID-19 vaccine for kids, what are the myths and what are the facts?   Jul 19th, 2021

Our kids and the COVID vaccine, what are the myths and what are facts?...     Should kids that are 12 years and older get the COVID-19 vaccine? The COVID-19 vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection and the severe complications associated with the COVID-19 illness....

What are best Back-to-School Tips & How to Prepare my child? Jul 12th, 2021

Welcome!  Our clinical team at Heathy Kids Care at Sunrise would like to thank you for taking a moment to visit our blog.  As a parent and pediatrician, this may be the perfect forum to share experiences and ideas.   As a board -certified general pediatrician and Fellow of the...