Stress. That word just causes me more stress. And as a working mom, I not only carry around my own, but I share in the worries of my husband, my children, siblings, and even parents. And what’s worse? It [...]
I’m supposed to be an expert on this parenting stuff - so why is it still so tough to do? Pediatrician - check. Read parenting books - check. Read every blog I can find on being a good mom [...]
Why should I come to a puberty program for BOYS?
Dr. Carrie talks about how to talk to your kids about body safety.
Are you watching "13 Reasons Why" on Netflix? I just finished watching the drama and found it to be an emotionally raw and likely realistic depiction of teenage life today. So here are Dr. Carrie’s.. 13 Thoughts on 13 reasons [...]
Planning a staycation? Here are some great ways to bond with your tween over spring break. While family vacations can be a great source of bonding time, time together at home can also create memories that will last a [...]
There’s a lot of changes that happen during those tween years - which involve a lot of challenges for parents. I think one of the most painful parts of parenting is “The Break Up.” And I’m not referring to the [...]
I am normally blogging about puberty and all of its perils and pitfalls, but recently, another life event has taken place. Unfortunately, there was a death in the family: my husband’s 98 year old grandmother passed away last night. It [...]