Family time over Yom Tov can be fun time…with some planning  

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP  As I pen these lines, Shavuos is practically upon us. Wasn’t it just a few short moments ago that we were preparing for Pesach? Here comes another beautiful Jewish holiday, replete with prayers, food…
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The nearly forgotten, Children of Divorce

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP A mother said to me, “I made two smart decisions in my life, Dr. Lightman.  The first was to get married and the second was to divorce.  At least I have three beautiful children.” Indeed, her children…

Eating dinner with your kids may be the most important thing you ever do for them. Promise.

The benefits to both children and parents of eating together as a family unit are manifold. Writing as a pediatrician, father and grandfather, here’s my ode to family dinners.  Soon it will be back to school, homework, sports and challenging…