Parenthood is a journey. We want the best for our kids. We want to see them grow, thrive, be healthy and happy.
However, parenthood does not come with instructions.
Sometimes our children struggle and as parents we want to find ways to support them. The advice you might get sounds so easy but in reality figuring out how to do it when you have multiple children or at the end of the day when you’re tired or stressed…it can be overwhelming.
We’ve all been there. I’ve been there too!
I am a behavioral pediatrician, a researcher and a child health advocate. I am also a wife and mother of two amazing children that I get to watch develop and become their own beautiful selves. But let’s face it, we’re all human and we all wish sometimes for a re-do day.
So, I want my blog to be a place to share handouts and resources I have developed over time working with children and families in my private practice and through my research. I imagine this site to be a place for parents, providers, educators and anyone who works with children to find some helpful resources for child development, behavior and overall social-emotional wellness.
What You’ll Find Here:
- Family friendly handouts on common parenting topics
- Medication fact sheets for common ADHD, anxiety and depression treatment in kids
- Family Jumpstart Kits: tools I have developed to ease parent-child talks about common parenting challenges (think screen time, chores, back to school during COVID etc)
- Parenting Book Club: A FREE email-based parenting book club that you can join, read along for the books that interest you and interact with other readers in my exclusive private facebook parenting discussion group!
Everyone needs a helping hand from time to time. I hope my website has resources that will improve communication between parents and children and for all those helping to support you and your child.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you’ll let me know what you think by chatting with me sometime!
-Nerissa Bauer, MD, MPH
Please remember that content in this blog reflects my personal opinion. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Make sure that you always talk with your child’s doctor about anything you see posted here or in any of my social media outlets.