Tag Archive: opinion

Safety and Compassion for Children with Peanut Allergy

As I sent my son off to kindergarten this morning, I thought, I hope he has a good day. I hope he listens well and that he has fun with his friends. I did not think…I hope no one accidentally brings peanuts into school, and god forbid…he goes into anaphylactic shock. I hope he doesn’t die…

Vaccines and Trying to Bridge the Gap

Seattle Mama Doc, also known as Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson has launched a series of posts this week centering around vaccines and how we as pediatricians can better represent them to parents especially when faced with the fear of vaccines that seems so prevalent today. This amazing series of posts that include responses from over…

A Sign of the Times…”Screaming Children Will Not be Tolerated!”

Have you seen or heard about this lately? A North Carolina restaurant has posted a sign on their window that reads: “Screaming Children will NOT be tolerated!” And yes, it is written exactly like that. I approach this issue with great trepidation as there seems to be a huge divide between supporters of this sign…