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The Benefits of Sleeping In Separate Bedrooms

Imagine finding the love of your life that complemented you in every way imaginable. He’s smart, funny, professional, charismatic, caring…but he snores like a bear, rolls around and can’t fall asleep unless it’s 20 degrees colder than your preference.   To a lot of people, this wouldn’t seem like a big deal, but any woman […] Read more…

Surviving Winter Itch – GIVEAWAY INCLUDED!

We’re officially in winter. It snowed, it’s cold, and you can’t go through your emails for more than 30 seconds before being bombarded with a new holiday promotion. There is plenty to love about winter — for one, the winter flavors at Starbucks are my personal fave. And I might pretend that I only rewatch […] Read more…

Picky Eaters

  One of my biggest concerns as a mother is keeping my children healthy.  Although my kids eat a variety of foods we do often struggle with pickiness.  As a doctor I have a deep understanding of nutrition guidelines and I think it is important to set a good example for my children when it […] Read more…

2016 Round Up

  In January, 2016 I launched Vibrant Dermatology as an online platform where I could share skin tips along with health and wellness advice.  Since the launch, I have connected with thousands of people through social media and have loved making these connections and helping people with their questions about skin.  Looking back through the […] Read more…

Back To School

It’s that time of year!  In some areas kids are already returning to school and where I live, they will be heading back soon.  There are a handful of skin conditions that are quite common among school-aged children.  None of these conditions are really life threatening, but they are very contagious and can be quite […] Read more…

Baby Bath Time – Newborn Skincare

As a new parent, I found giving my baby a bath one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of newborn care.  I remember feeling like their tiny bodies were so slippery!! Their tiny bodies and delicate skin require gentle touch and care.  The market makes us think we need fancy tubs and toys for a successful […] Read more…

Bugged Out!

The mosquito’s are officially out.  These things drive me crazy!!  Bites from mosquito’s (and other insects) cause irritation but can also have longer lasting health issues.  Insect repellent can help to protect you from bites but selecting the best product can be so difficult.  The decision of what type of insect repellent to use will […] Read more…

Sun Safety For Kids

  For most parents, keeping their kids healthy and safe is a number one priority. Given the fact the skin is your child’s largest organ, it is important to take steps to keep it safe this summer. Since the school year will be winding down soon and spring sports are starting, kids will be spending […] Read more…

Eczema versus Food Allergies

  Baby rashes are a part of the experience of raising a child.  One of the not-so-fun experiences.  As a mom to two young children, I’ve been there.  Baby gets a rash and you stress.  What’s the cause?  How do I treat it?    Eczema is a hot topic for most parents and something I […] Read more…