Helping Children Through the Holidays #569
Posting Date: 12/10/2005
Sometimes the anticipation of Santa and all the toys he might bring is just too much for a tot. Instead of nestling snug in her bed, she may be bouncing off the walls. With luck she won?t try to taste the mistletoe.
Holiday travel to see relatives and holiday parties and the disruption of routine?not to mention diet?can create challenges for families with young children or even the grandparents they may be visiting. Find out how to keep the kids healthy and happy (and the grown-ups somewhat sane) even at this time of year.
Guest: Alan Greene, M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer of A.D.A.M., the Founder and CEO of DrGreene.com, and the Pediatric Expert for AmericanBaby.com. He is on the Clinical Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine where he sees patients and teaches residents. Dr. Greene is the author of From First Kicks to First Steps: Nurturing Your Baby?s Development from Pregnancy through the First Year of Life. He was named Intel?s Internet Hero for children?s health.