• Asthma

    What is wheezing? Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe. Wheezing is caused by inflammation of the small airways and can have a variety of different underlying…

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  • In The News: Playground Accidents

    A new study found that toddlers are prone to leg fractures when sitting in their parents lap while using a slide.  The inciting accident usually occurs when a child’s foot…

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  • Positivity A Real Indicator of Academic Success…

    A recent study by researchers at Stanford concluded that a positive attitude is as important as IQ as a predictor of academic success.  The researchers demonstrated that a positive attitude…

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  • The Relative Age Effect

    An interesting study from Finland describes that children who receive a diagnosis of ADHD between 7 and 9 years old  are more likely to have a birthday from September to…

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  • Sleeping Habits

    Last Tuesday, Natalie Barnett PhD, a sleep expert from Seven Oaks Sleep, joined a number of Premier parents to talk about establishing excellent sleeping habits. I would like to share…

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  • What it’s Like to Raise Quadruplets

    It’s 7 a.m. in the Ferraro household, and 7-month-old quadruplets Charlie, Claire, Henry, and Dillon are crying for breakfast. Two-year-old Molly is hungry, too. To Read More Click Here

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  • What nobody tells you about kindergarten: 6 things to know

    School has already started in some parts of the country, but if you’re sending your first child to kindergarten this fall, you may want to take your own crash course…

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  • Is 99.9 A Fever?

    Fevers are a big topic in my pediatrics practice. After all, they’re common. Nearly all children will develop a fever at some point in their lives. Fevers are also upsetting…

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  • Winter Wisdom

    Just when we’ve finally gotten used to the fall weather, it seems that Old Man Winter is nipping at our toes. This will mean some chilly days playing outdoors, but,…

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  • Whoop There It Is! Explaining the Whooping Cough

    It may seem like recently there has been a lot of press about the whopping cough. That is with good reason. There is currently an epidemic of whooping cough in…

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  • Keeping Your Child’s Skin Safe During the Summer

    Thank you to Jen Eden for this guest post about summer safety. In about two weeks, I’ll be sending three of my four kids to sleepaway camp. Which means that,…

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  • A Father’s Day Gift From the Heart, Robert Kaufman Day Gift From the Heart, Robert Kaufman

    Being a father in today’s world can mean many things. There are the traditional roles of provider, protector, teacher and fixer of all. And, thanks to the more enlightened views…

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