Easing Dental Anxiety

    Going to the dentist can be scary for children. Even with the most comforting dentist in the world, the sounds and sensations can make your child feel on edge. 36% of people suffer from dentophobia.  Creating a positive experience from the first dental...

 Summer Safety for Pets

How to protect your pets from fireworks, monsoon storms and the heat By Bretta Nelson *Photos courtesy of Arizona Humane Society   It is a holiday that many pet parents often dread – Fourth of July. The loud booms, startling flashes and unexpected whizzing can...

Be A Fitness Role Model To Your Kids

  By Sandi Schwartz  As we all know, being a parent is the most important job in the world. Our children look up to us for guidance on everything in life, even if we do not realize it. One way that you can be a positive role model to your kids is in the area of...

Finding The Right Pediatrician

  By Tanni Haas, Ph.D. What should you look for when you’re looking for a pediatrician? If you choose well, you’ll have a great physician for your kids for years to come. Based on my own experiences, as well as conversations with other parents, I’ve compiled a...

Tear-Free Childhood Shots

By Tanni Haas, Ph.D. Let’s face it: few kids enjoy going to the pediatrician, especially if they’re scheduled to get shots. But shots are a fact of life whether they’re getting vaccinated at annual wellness check-ups or getting seasonal flu shots. So, it’s best to get...

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