Our People

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May
11,
2018

Pediatrician Shares The Laughter and Tears of Being a Mom

'Motherhood is more than I thought it would be'

Motherhood is more than I thought it would be – the good and the bad. More laughter at his smile and more tears with his failures. More sleepless nights and worries from infancy to adolescence
May
02,
2018
WFAA - Emergency physician Dan Guzman, M.D. launches 'Aim for Safety' program to show the importance of gun locks and safes. Link to story here.    
April
24,
2018

Birthday Gifts for Patients

8 Year Old Donates Presents to Cook Children's

The Peter Pan Birthday Club of Cook Children's is open to all kids ages 12 and under and is designed to foster and encourage philanthropy in children. Click here to learn
April
20,
2018

5 Lessons This Mom Learned After Her Daughter's Leukemia Diagnosis

Mom shares her insight from her child’s fight against cancer

One of the greatest joys in life is becoming a parent. Babies bring vibrant life and wonder to the world around us and instantly reveal a much deeper capacity for love than we thought possible. Yet

Blogs

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May
24,
2018
"I swear he looked worse when I called." "She hasn't been this active in days." "She felt so hot when we left the house." I get it. I've always tried to understand when I hear parents say these kind of
March
08,
2018

Parents, Stop Shaming Yourselves

A pediatrician and mom says we're important to our kids, even with our shortcomings

Dr. Vanessa Charette provided wise counsel in her blog titled “Do you ‘Mom-Shame?’—Well Shame on You.” As a complement to that, I would like to propose an important next step—that we parents stop
January
26,
2018

Here’s What You need to Know about Kanmushi and Sugar Bugs

Doc Smitty with information on syndrome in traditional Japanese medicine

Kanmushi is a described syndrome in traditional Japanese medicine that is said to be linked to an insatiable desire for sugar and “insomnia, crying, irritability, bad mood, night terrors, biting
November
13,
2017

5 Ways Parents Can Improve Their Child's Vocabulary

The 'This' and 'That' of Improving Your Child's Language

The other day I went on vacation. We went over THERE. I enjoyed it because we did THIS and THAT. There was one activity where my son caught the THING and did THIS to it. We couldn’t stop laughing,