Mobile Device Use = Behavior Problems

Posted on Jun 11, 2017

By Dr. Wilson: This article from the Washington Post talks about a research study that points to something we all have observed in practice… The more time parents spend distracted on their phones/tablets, the more problems there tend to be in their children’s behavior. In case someone cannot access the article due to paywall I’m including […]

Urgent Care Centers Often Inadequate for Kids

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

The article below illustrates one of the big reasons why we decided to provide after-hours care at CoMO Cubs… AAP: After-Hours Care Should Meet Medical Home Standards. 4/24/2017  – Molly Walker Acute care facilities including urgent care facilities, retail-based clinics, and commercial telemedicine services, should adhere to the same standard of care as a pediatric medical […]

What if Everything You Knew About Discipline is Wrong?

Posted on Apr 12, 2017

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? By Dr. Wilson I was discussing behavior issues with a parent this week and realized I had never posted a link to this article on our website. This is a great piece that introduces concepts that us a parents, and schools, should really look into implementing […]

Too Sick for School? Here is a guide.

Posted on Jan 5, 2017

This is a timely post with good guidelines about when you should, or should not keep your kids home from school/daycare. We are seeing a LOT of illnesses going around right now, and it’s just not practical to keep kids home for every cold they might get… I’ll have an illness update with what we […]

Vaccines 101: Too Much Too Soon?

Posted on Sep 9, 2016

One of the most common concerns that I am questioned about from parents these days is the notion that babies are getting way more vaccines at a young age now compared to when we were young. There seems to be a lot of concern that we are “overloading” their young immune system. This article does […]

Unsafe Sleeping Positions

Posted on Aug 15, 2016

I thought I would highlight a new study about sleeping positions of infants since it is something we have just dealt with in the practice. Just last week we had an infant in our practice who died due to co-sleeping. I continue to see much online advice advocating co-sleeping. People who try to tell you that […]

Illness Update

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

These are the major illnesses going around right now. If this is helpful for you please share on Facebook or Twitter, thank you! REMINDER: CoMO Cubs is now open until 8pm!! You can schedule by calling us, scheduling through the patient portal, or just walking in! For any patients who would like to see a […]

Water Safety and “Dry Drowning”

Posted on Jun 15, 2016

– By Dr. Wilson Drowning is a leading cause of death among children, including infants and toddlers. Most infant drownings occur in bathtubs and buckets. Toddlers between one and four years most commonly drown in swimming pools. However, many children in this age group drown in ponds, rivers, and lakes. Children older than five years old are […]

Leaving the Anti-Vax Movement

Posted on Jun 2, 2016

By Dr. Wilson. First, let me say that this post is not directed at any of our families here at CoMO Cubs, I am very pleased that we don’t have any anti-vax parents in the practice. This is for our families who have to deal with other friends or family members who may be putting […]

Essential Oils… Safe? or Dangerous?

Posted on May 16, 2016

By Dr. Wilson I have started to become a little worried with the rampant marketing of “essential oils” to families with children. The short and sweet of my concern is this: We have absolutely no idea what the long-term side effects of essential oils are in kids… For instance, they could absolutely cause cancer (smoking […]