Author Archives for DocSmo

Swimmer’s Ear:What Is It and How Can It Be Prevented in Children?

 

Swimmer’s ear; what is it, why does it happen, and how can you prevent it in your children this summer. All, topics you are going to learn about in today’s edition of Portable Practical Pediatrics. Stay tuned!

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Teaching Your Children and Teens to Be Responsible (Pedcast)

This is an archived pedcast, originally posted December 28, 2011.

Can you teach your children to be a responsible adult? You bet you can.  In this episode of DocSmo.com, Anne Gessner PNP and Dr. Smolen discuss the subject of teaching responsible behavior to children, especially teenagers.  Hear them discuss what they consider some do’s and don’ts when it comes to helping children  become responsible adults. Continue reading

12 Physical/ Emotional Benefits to Getting Your Children Outside to Play? (Pedcast)

 

Is outdoor play vital to your child’s short and long term physical and mental health?  You bet it is. Grandma knew this was so and now science has caught up with her wisdom as you are about to hear about in this edition of Portable Practical Pediatrics. Continue reading

Playgrounds, No Parents Allowed (Archived Pedcast)

In this early episode of Portable Practical Pediatrics (originally posted July 2010), get a heavy dose of Doc Smo opinion that may change the way you think of sports for your children. According to Doc Smo, balancing structured and unstructured sports is an important task for parents and one that is often not done well. Give a listen. open your heart, and see if his message resonates.

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