Call a Doctor a Dr.

IT’S ALL IN A NAME Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP I’ve been thinking about this article for a while.  Actually, I’ve wanted to write about it for a long time.  It bothers me. “It” is calling me by my first name. It’s…
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Self Care for Moms is a Non-Negotiable

Moms taking care of themselves:  A necessity if there ever was one  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Here’s a truism. It’s so darn hard at times to keep your cool as a parent.  There’s no surprise here.  Our families…
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Jumping Rope is Good for Kids and Great for the Heart

Children learn physical activities like rope-jumping to help improve their strength, gain confidence, build stamina and extend their physical abilities in other activities. Healthy Kids talks about the importance of exercise for children as…

Shedding Light on the Festival of Lights

The Lightman family has just completed lighting candles for the first night of Hanukkah and we are enjoying the candles’ dancing flames. A trip outside to look at our Menorahs is inspiring. What is magical about this holiday that captures hearts of young and old, religiously observant and not observant?