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Raising a Child with Autism Can Be Lonely but It Doesn’t Have to Be

“The best way for your friends and family to support you as a parent raising a child with autism is to tell them. Tell them about your child. Tell them about your struggles, your child’s struggles, strengths, passions, victories, and all the things.”

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What Being a Dr. Mom Has Taught Me About Gratitude

Photo: Eli DeFaria via Unsplash
I have the privilege of being a doctor, I have the distinct honor of taking care of people, little (very cute) people to be precise. I don’t take this task lightly but much of what…

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My Husband, the Off-Duty Santa

Photo: Ryan McGuire via Gratisography
My husband looks a lot like Jerry Garcia, at least in his “touch of gray” phase. Someone once said that if he were darker, he would look like Frederick Douglass. But most of the time,…

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Expert Prenatal Care Right in Your Own Home

Prenatal visits from home? Sign us up!

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Why I’m Celebrating My Kid’s Poo Today

And, here’s why you should, too.

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6 Pediatrician-Approved Tips to Keep Germs at Bay During the Winter

“As a doctor treating thousands of patients during cold and flu season, here’s my advice.”

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This Ain’t Her First Rodeo

“I marveled at how my daughter, at 12, teaches me to aim higher, be braver and dare greatly.”

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What Every #HeroMom Keeps in Her Purse

Every mom is a superhero and they know what to tote to come to the rescue.

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The AAP Wants Your Kids to Stay Healthy – in the Doctor’s Waiting Room

These latest recommendations will hopefully reduce the spread of illnesses.

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National Coffee Day Freebies!

September 29 is National Coffee Day, and here’s where you might be able to score a free cup of it.

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This Toy Box Makes Driving in the Car With Kids a Dream (No Tablet Needed!)

This new travel tote will keep tykes entertained the entire trip.

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The Most Amazing New VR Experience in LA

If you’ve always wanted to be like Ariel and live under the sea, this amazing new VR experience at the NHM allows you to do it, without getting wet!

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Let’s Be Careful With Our “Dear Mom Who…” Posts

Photo: Lauren Casper
I saw another one this morning. I was scrolling Facebook with my morning coffee when a post from a page I follow caught my eye. It started out the way so many of them do… “Dear Helicopter…

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Dr. Scary

I recently changed health providers for my daughter to what I feel is a much better Dr., I now have her under the care of our Family Dr. and we love him. He’s been taking care of my husband since…

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Doctor House Calls Made Easy With the Heal App

You and the internet have a special relationship. You’ve asked it everything from “What’s the normal reaction to a bee sting?” to“How much tylenol should a two-year-old have?” to “What’s the closest urgent care center?”
Stop guessing, and get the…

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D.C.’s First Escape Room for Kids

Until now these real-life Sherlock Holmes escape mysteries have been limited for grown-up audiences only. D.C.’s Escape the Classroom is the exception.

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Drive to Distraction: 7 Roadside Spots to Stop in Georgia

Before you load up the van, read up on these area attractions that are not to be missed.

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Just Opened: A Kids’ Yoga Studio & Candy Shop

A Zen oasis and sugar emporium open in the same building. Parents and kids rejoice.

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Beyond Mary Poppins: Ideas for Portland Childcare

Good help can be hard to find, especially when it comes to childcare. NW Kids is pleased to introduce several Portland-area businesses that make finding good childcare, well, easy peasy.

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Sitter Soiree
Can you imagine…

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