18 episodes

A podcast by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

ParentingU Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health

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A podcast by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

    Coping with the Disruption of COVID-19

    Coping with the Disruption of COVID-19

    From disrupted schedules to cancelled plans, the pandemic has put us all in a difficult position, and we each have all been affected in some way. Our kids might have thoughts, fears, and feelings (just like we do.) How can parents help kids cope? Dr. Choo (Dr. Thiravat Choojitarom) joins us on ParentingU and shares practical, age-appropriate suggestions for how to address concerns children may have and how healthy routines can be built into kids’ lives, especially as Summer begins.

    • 28 min
    All About COVID-19

    All About COVID-19

    Parents have a lot of concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and what it means for keeping kids healthy. To bring you facts you can use, we sit down with Dr. Michael Bolton, of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Pediatric Infectious Disease division. Dr. Bolton shares practical tips for what parents can do now, where you can find up-to-date information, who is at most risk for COVID-19, and what to do if you are concerned you or your child is ill. Recorded on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

    • 14 min
    Healthy Eating for Children

    Healthy Eating for Children

    Much of healthy eating is a matter of healthy habits. Return ParentingU guest Dr. Aimee Ferrell is joined by Lea Theriot, Pediatric Registered Dietician to talk about helping our kids be happy, healthy eaters. Our guests share tips for encouraging kids to try new things, get the nutrition growing kids need, and how parents can model positive behaviors themselves. If you are a parent that has questions about your child’s eating or if you need some new ideas, this is the ParentingU episode for you.

    • 28 min
    Talking with Kids About Inappropriate Drug Use | Dr. Lisa Le

    Talking with Kids About Inappropriate Drug Use | Dr. Lisa Le

    A serious issue, but one that parents are wise to address head on, inappropriate drug use is a concern for families. Dr. Lisa Le, Pediatrician with Our Lady of the Lake joins us on ParentingU to help parents open the lines of communication with kids on this topic. If this is a conversation you have been dreading or avoiding, we hope this episode gives you perspective and confidence in confronting drug, alcohol, and vaping use among kids.

    • 21 min
    Drugs, Smoking, and Vaping – A Perspective from the ER

    Drugs, Smoking, and Vaping – A Perspective from the ER

    We travel to the Emergency Room on this episode of ParentingU to speak with Dr. Hitesh Chheda, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist. What are some of the trends he is seeing in the Emergency Room? What do parents need to know? Dr. Chheda gives special attention to drug and alcohol issues as well as how big of an issue vaping is among tweens and teens. Dr. Chheda provides insights into these serious issues, equipping parents with the facts they need to communicate effectively with their children.

    • 24 min
    Healthful Skin Tips for Kids

    Healthful Skin Tips for Kids

    It’s the largest organ in the human body, but might get overlooked in your day to day healthy living. It’s your skin! Dr. Sylvia Sutton, pediatrician for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health and Dr. Jill Fruge, dermatologist with Our Lady of the Lake join us on ParentingU to help us know more about the skin we are in. Our doctors talk about common childhood skin issues from moles to molluscum to sunburn to acne. Proper skin care is important, and our guests give several tips to help parents.

    • 20 min

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Great info!!

As a Father if 2, this is great information. Keep it coming

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