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Hey friends! I’m back with a brand new video with Dr. Fernandes! From how to teach your child strong body language to an exercise that helps your children deal with emotions–we cover a lot in 3.5 minutes! Check it out! How do you talk to your children about bullying?   Share on FacebookShare on TwitterGoogle+Pinterest

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This year has been unlike any other. If you are a parent like me, then you may have stayed up some nights thinking about how you are going to raise children in a climate where our differences are often used to divide us rather than unite us. How will you teach them about love, tolerance […]

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Image via Vakhrushev Pavel/bigstock.com (This post which was written by me was originally published on the Huffington Post a few years ago. I’m re-publishing it here as the words still ring true today!) Throughout my medical career as a pediatrician, I have witnessed several children pass away. Each patient has a way of touching your […]

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Five. This is the number of hours that I see my daughter on a weekday. Maybe counting the hours makes me feel better that it’s not four or three, but it’s a small consolation compared to the massive amount of guilt I often feel. My inner monologue tells me, “I should be home with my […]

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  One of my fondest memories of my late grandmother is walking into her home in New Delhi, India and finding her watching The Oprah Winfrey Show. The only difference was that it wasn’t Oprah that was talking, but a voice dubbed over translating her words in Hindi. Although the voice was different, the words were the […]

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