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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

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Conscious Parenting
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Conscious Parenting

Expert : Dr. Bob Saul
The advice Melanie gives all the time as a parent of a 19 and 22-year-old is "don't blink" because if you do, you miss it, it goes by in an instant. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

The Power of Play
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The Power of Play

Expert : Michael Yogman, MD, FAAP
Play is important to child development. ... read more
Ensuring Access to Reproductive Healthcare for Teens
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Pediatricians around the country are voicing concern over federal and state actions that could threaten the medical rights and safety of teenagers seeking reproductive healthcare. ... read more
Mentally Preparing For Big Crowds & Classrooms
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After spending so much time at home these last few years, and doing school online, some children may not be excited to go back to the classroom. And we know anxiety and depression have been on the rise in young people as well. So how can we get our kids eased back into the old ways of socialization and in-person school? ... read more
Adjusting Your Schedules for Back to School
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All summer long, your children most likely have been staying up all night, sleeping in, and have lost track of any type of schedule. ... read more
Grandfamilies: Grandparents Raising Children
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Grandparents step into parents' shoes when necessary. Grandfamilies are presented with unique challenges. ... read more
When to Include Children in Meal Preparation and Encouraging Healthy Eating
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In the last couple of years with this pandemic and these unprecedented times, we've seen anxiety and stress-related disorders really shooting up among our youth. ... read more
Substance Abuse & Marketing Towards Teens
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Drug abuse has been an issue that really all generations have had to deal with. And Gen Z is no different. ... read more
Digital Literacy in The Age of Misinformation
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Digital and social media grow at such a fast, continual pace it's difficult to keep up. But our kids sure are good at it. ... read more
Modern Step-Parenting
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Modern Step-Parenting

Expert : Elizabeth Meade, MD, FAAP
The stereotype stepparents we saw in the movies growing up are outdated. ... read more
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About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

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