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Anna Mendenhall, MD, FAAP

ADHD: What Parents Need to Know

Approximately one in ten children are diagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a neurodevelopmental condition which is a physical difference in the brain. Symptoms of this medical condition can interfere […]

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10 TIPS TO SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCE A NEW SIBLING

Getting ready to welcome a new baby is exciting, but it can be anxiety (and tantrum) provoking for an older sibling. Here are a few things you can do to […]

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TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL POTTY TRAINING

It might be the most challenging thing to do with your little one but with a bit of extra time at home these days, potty training can be easier than […]

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KEEPING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ALIVE

During these unchartered times of 2020 it can be reassuring to children to continue holiday traditions, even if the holidays will look a little different. Although you may not be […]

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Talking to Your Teen about Sex

With teens having more time on their hands this summer due to fewer sports and organized activities, it’s even more important to discuss with them pregnancy prevention. While it’s likely […]

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MAKE EXERCISE A HEALTHY HABIT

Staying healthy during social distancing should be a top priority for CPCMG families. This includes making the effort to incorporate physical activity into your child’s daily routine. Regular exercise helps […]

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Don’t forget sunscreen!

As we all welcome the opening of beaches for walking and water sports, it is time to remember how important it is to protect your kids (and yourself) from damaging […]

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GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP DURING STRESSFUL TIMES

Without the normal routines of school schedules, after-school activities, and family time due to COVID-19, many kids and teens may have trouble sleeping. Here are some tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

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Febrile Seizures:
What You Need to Know

Approximately 4 percent of children will experience a febrile seizure which can be scary to witness, but they’re fairly common in children ages six months to five years old who […]

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22 Easy, Healthy Meals and Snacks
for Back-to-School

If you’re a busy parent like me, the last thing you want to do during the back-to-school morning rush is find time to put together a healthy lunch for your […]

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