Articles tagged with 'Vanessa Charette' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Vanessa Charette)

2020
June
17,
2020
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Parental visits are a time to get to know parents and for them to get to know me. The visits can be straightforward with discussions of office times and well checks. Sometimes they are more complex with discussions about vaccines, antibiotic usage an...
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2017
December
28,
2017
| 21:31 PM America/Chicago
As she watched her 9 year old struggle to learn a new soccer move in the backyard, Vanessa Charette, M.D., realized she was watching her son grow up right in front of her eyes. I felt myself learning more about being a parent,” Dr. Charette, a Coo...
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2016
December
07,
2016
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
The first time it happened, my youngest boy was 2 years old. I dropped him off at preschool in 40 degree weather and explained to the teacher that he refused to wear pants. So, I left him in shorts and with a jacket. He was fine. The next year I conv...
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2015
May
07,
2015
| 15:57 PM America/Chicago
There is a book called "The Going to Bed Book" that I read every night to my boys. For my youngest it became more than just a bedtime story--it was a recitation almost like a prayer. After story time was over and I rocked him in the glider he had me ...
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May
07,
2015
| 14:01 PM America/Chicago
Motherhood is a life-changing event and we celebrate them with these three stories: 8 isn't enough ... life with 9 children Nine children, ages 3 to 19 years old, make Mother’s Day a pretty special time for Kristy Goodnight. After all, that’s a...
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2014
August
04,
2014
| 11:59 AM America/Chicago
“What are you reading this summer?” If you have been in for a well check this summer, you may have heard me ask your child this question. Why do I ask?  I ask because I am genuinely interested. I have gotten some great recommendations of books for...
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July
21,
2014
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
This morning I seriously had a discussion with my 6 year old about how many times he can wear shorts without washing.Him: “They don't look dirty.”Me: “But you sweat and they smell.”Him: “Mom only my head sweats.”Ya right!Today clean shorts are on my ...
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