Most adults have some sort of “lose weight” or “health” oriented goals with the New Year. The truth is that most American’s (kids included) could use a jump start in their activity levels. The problem is who has time to go to the gym for an hour a day? If you do, that’s awesome; I’m jealous. Carving out exercise time is tricky. The key is looking for simple opportunities to be active with your children throughout the day. Not only will the few mins here and there all add up and get you the exercise that you need, but...Read More
Month: January 2017
I am a goal driven person. It should come as no surprise that I like setting New Year’s resolutions. However, I haven’t always been good at it. I used to set goals like “lose weight” or “eliminate all refined sugar in my diet.” Those goals never stuck. The problem was that these goals either didn’t have a specific plan to accomplish them or weren’t sustainable. As I’ve changed my approach, I’ve had more success. As you decide on the best goals/resolutions for you and your family, here are 3 easy, doable, long-term healthy suggestions to incorporate in your family....Read More
Dr. Monica Wonnacott
I'm a pediatrician and a mom. PediatricAnswers.com is my blog where parents can get the straight scoop on their child's health, largely based on my experience in the office and at home. I don't diagnose on the site, so please don't ask. These are just my opinions. Use this site as a resource. And trust your parent gut.
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