Featured Events

Articles in Tommie Loftin and Health and Wellness

Doc Phobia Solved

on

Tear-Free Checkups.... Read full article

Vehicular Heat Stroke Awareness

by Mindy Calandro, MD on

It is a heartbreaking headline that we see each and every summer…”Infant dies after being left in car.” On average, 37 children die each year in the US as a result of being left in a hot vehicle, and in 2018, a record 52 children died from heat-relat... Read full article

When Weight is a Concern

on

Healthy Discussions With Your Teenager... Read full article

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

on

My daughter was 13 months old when she needed her first surgery. I was a basketcase, but luckily, she had no idea what was happening. Still, it was hard. When she got a little older and had to have other surgeries, things were a little more challengi... Read full article

Coping With Early Puberty In Girls

on

You might be surprised to read that the young age of eight is considered to be within the range of what is normal for puberty, yet on the other hand, you might have noticed that girls do seem to be maturing at earlier ages. ... Read full article



Vaccines: Deadly Choices Or Your Child's Best Shot?

on

On the back of the exam room door in our pediatrician’s office, there is a detailed vaccination schedule. I do not have this schedule memorized, but I don’t need to–our eight year old has committed it to memory. She will happily tell anyone who might... Read full article

No Sports? No Problem?

on

Children choosing the arts over sports.... Read full article

The Mommy PR Goal

by Kelly Carmena on

“Mommy! Don’t go! Please!” These were the words that escaped my four-year-old’s sweet little mouth as I attempted to leave my parent’s house for a quiet run along Lake Chicot.... Read full article

What Children Really Need After Divorce

on

Research shows that outcomes for children whose parents divorce are dismal, with several variables determining the future failure or success of the children within a divorced family.... Read full article

The Next Step

on

Transitioning to milk.... Read full article

Newsletter