Tag Archives: Columns – Ask the Expert

Keep Calm and Be Mindful: Mindful Parents and Educators Course Offered at the ‘U School’

Parents and educators would generally agree that there is always room to become more calm, present, and connected when interacting with children. Charlie Sutherland, preschool educator at the U School in Ann Arbor, has worked as an educator for 16 years. While Sutherland was working as a high school English teacher he became overwhelmed, overstimulated by all of the expectations and constant transitions in the school environment.

Dentist Q&A with Dr. Lindsey

When your child’s baby teeth start falling out, you might be tempted to start talking about the tooth fairy, but there’s someone more important to introduce them to— the dentist. While strange instruments, loud sounds, white gloves, lab coats, and a new face poking their mouth can trouble a toddler, promoting excellent oral hygiene habits

New research on infant eating patterns

Dr. Julie Carroll Lumeng Professor, Pediatric Medicine Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Researches infant eating patterns It can be hard for new parents to understand how to respond to their infant. Is the baby crying because she is hungry? Or is she tired? Or does she need something else? Dr. Julie Lumeng, a professor of pediatrics