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Teens and Sleep

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Sleep is important for our teenagers.  Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur.  Yet so many teens are sleep deprived. The National Sleep Foundation…

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…

Hanukkah and Safety

The holiday of Hanukkah is imminent, commencing on the 25th day of Kislev which this year coincides with Sunday evening, December 6th. Also known as the “Festival of Lights,” Hanukkah is one of the better known Jewish holidays. Here are some safety points to keep in mind.

Shedding Light on the Festival of Lights

The Lightman family has just completed lighting candles for the first night of Hanukkah and we are enjoying the candles’ dancing flames. A trip outside to look at our Menorahs is inspiring. What is magical about this holiday that captures hearts of young and old, religiously observant and not observant?

Dr. Lightman and the TFC staff wish our all patients and friends a Happy Thanksgiving 2015

The primarily American holiday Thanksgiving 2015 is imminent and it precipitates thoughts about what a glorious country this is. Yet Thanksgiving is a holiday from Judaism.