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Category Archives: Dr. Lisa’s Corner

Value The Importance Of Your Fathers Daily

Celebrating Father’s Day this Sunday is essential to focusing on their critical role in our children’s lives. We all need to make sure we embrace fathers daily and value their importance! I have experienced first hand two extraordinary Fathers: my … Continue reading

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Involved Parenting Really Makes an Impact

Recently, a wise colleague – Juan Ulloa, Presiding Juvenile Court Judge of Imperial County, California shared a study that his son, Dr. Emilio Ulloa of San Diego State University, worked on with a Baylor University researcher that shows parents how … Continue reading

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When A Child Is Injured Playing Sports

We as parents encourage our kids to get off the couch and get active or involved in sports. Five years ago our daughter started playing volleyball and now as a freshman in High School she has played on junior varsity … Continue reading

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Military Families Today Face Special Challenges

Military families today face special challenges. The “deployed parent” often feels left out and guilty for being unable to be involved in their kids’ lives. The pressures faced by the parent at home –parenting as a single parent- often lead … Continue reading

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Homework can be so challenging

Homework can be so challenging for kids and parents. Fighting with them or pleading with them usually is short lived and has a limited long lasting impact. I remember not understanding what was really going on with my oldest. Was … Continue reading

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Crying is one of the most challenging behaviors

Crying is one of the most challenging behaviors we face as moms and dads when it comes to a newborn baby. We want to love and respond to their every need but what does all that crying mean. Adjusting to … Continue reading

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Safety is a big concern today in our neighborhoods

Safety is a big concern today in our neighborhoods all across America. When you think about who you are today, can you recall some “words of wisdom” that personally influenced you? I believe that parents and caregivers are the key … Continue reading

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