, , ,

May I Have a Treat - Sugar - NO!

PUTTING SUGAR IN ITS PLACE Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP  You know the scenario.  “May I have a treat, please?”   “Just one more, Mommy.  Just one more.  I promise.  That’s it. I PROMISE”   This is about candy…
, ,

10 Tips For Keeping Our Kids Safe

Safety for our children comes in all shapes and sizes.  One thing remains true, as parents we want to love and protect our children.  From conception to birth and a lifetime. Much talk is centered around school ending, summer is here and…
, ,

Summer Camp - Parents are you ready?

Schools and homework are winding down and camps are gearing up.  Sorry, my dear parents, your summer vacation from parenting never really happens.  In reality, there’s never a vacation from parenting.  But you already know that.  It’s…
, ,

FDA Warns No Benzocaine for Teething Babies

FDA Warns No Benzocaine for Teething Babies Patient Care at TFC On May 23, 2018, the FDA came out and said avoid using over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine. That means no teething gels like Anbesol, Baby Orajel,…
, , ,

Mosquitoes Bugs and Yucky Things: Keeping them at bay and your children safe

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP It’s confirmed. The number of people infected with diseases which have been transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has tripled in the United States over the last decade. The study, conducted…
, , ,

Inspiration from Inspiring Mothers

INSPIRATION FROM INSPIRING MOTHERS  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP and Leah Lightman You’re observant.  Yes, there’s a second byline this week and it belongs to my wife. My wife works in my office and, as a result, speaks…