Three fun easy ways to prevent temper tantrums

Three fun easy ways to prevent temper tantrums

“Dr. Linda, my 31/2-year-old son Manny is throwing a lot of temper tantrums since his baby sister was born. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?” It’s very normal for Manny to feel jealous after his sister gets home from the hospital. After...
Self Care Tips after a disaster

Self Care Tips after a disaster

  “Dr. Linda, now that the hurricane is over I feel like freaking out but I’m worried about my daughter and how it will affect her.”   How you cope during and after a disaster influences how well your kids will cope.The better your self-care , the better you will...

Habits to Quit Smoking WITHOUT DRUGS

How to Quit Smoking WITHOUT DRUGS … During Pregnancy This blog post is meant to give you the information you need to decide on the best way for you or someone you love to quit smoking…without pharmaceutical support … that is, quit smoking without...
How to Quit the Smoking Habit

How to Quit the Smoking Habit

Smoking is an Addiction and a Habit. Part 2 in 3-part series:  As with any addiction, the first step is to admit smoking is a problem. The next step is making the decision to quit the habit. Here is the link to Part 1: 10 Ways to Reduce Smoke Exposure for a Healthy...
Dads with Postpartum Depression

Dads with Postpartum Depression

“Dr Linda, I am so angry and frustrated since we had our baby, what is going on?” New dads:  It is very normal to feel some frustration and anxiety as you adjust to your new responsibilities as a dad, like your partner’s “baby blues,”...
How to Support Your Partner With Postpartum Depression

How to Support Your Partner With Postpartum Depression

As a new dad, you too are going through so many changes it is staggering. It is hard enough to figure out how you feel and how you are going to be the dad you want to be without the added stress of having  to support your partner with postpartum depression. Many dads...