Author Archives: Jacky Psoinos

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! ~ By Dr. Winterkorn

Bugs Bugs Bugs!!!   It’s that time of year again… warm weather, baseball games, late nights on the back porch, cookouts, hikes in the woods, and bugs.   The most common pesty bugs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire are mosquitos and ticks. Mosquitoes can carry several viruses that cause encephalitis (brain inflammation), and ticks can […]

Pill Swallowing Class July 21!

I have to Swallow That!? Pill Swallowing Made Easy… (and fun!) A One-Session Group for Kids & Parents with Dr. Amanda Bronson Cognitive Behavioral Treatment that can work fast! For children ages 5+ through teens Education:  Why is medication important?  Why pills?  Say “ahhh” How do your mouth and throat work? How […]

New Year, New (all of) you!

New Year, New (all of) You! This year take a step towards a healthier lifestyle with a small family resolution.  There is no greater way to ensure healthy habits for your children than modeling the behavior you wish to see in them!  Choose a small goal to make it easier to stick with.  Here are […]

Norovirus Outbreak

There has been a suspected outbreak of Norovirus in the local area.  Here are a few reminders to help keep your family healthy.   Noroviruses are a group of related viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and intestines. Symptoms spread quickly and can include: cramping nausea vomiting diarrhea Yes! Norovirus is very contagious and […]

Fun with (Baby) Food

Ever since my son was old enough for solid foods I’ve been passionate about his diet (and now starting over with my 6 month old!).  I am a firm believer that exposing a baby’s palate to a variety of tastes, textures, colors and even spices early on may help battle the phenomenon so many parents […]

CMO’s Healthy Living Philosophy

CMO’s Healthy Living Philosophy written by Dr. Winterkorn Healthy Living is a family affair. It takes a group effort to remember to eat well, play well, and be well Rules about eating and exercise should apply to the whole family. Whether you are small or large, short or tall, young or old, everyone is healthier […]

August is Kids Eat Right Month!

August is ‘KIDS EAT RIGHT’ month!  In honor of this important topic CMO will be posting educational nutrition information all next week.  To compliment this we decided to share some ‘messy baby’ pictures from our staff and providers.  Helps us to remember how fun and adventurous eating right can be!   Stay tuned for more […]

New Year, New (all of) You!

This year take a step towards a healthier lifestyle with a small family resolution.  There is no greater way to ensure healthy habits for your children than modeling the behavior you wish to see in them!  Choose a small goal to make it easier to stick with.  Here are some ideas…     We will […]

The Dangers of Button Batteries

With the holiday season approaching and new toys arriving, please take a moment to read the following article about how to keep our children safe from button batteries.  These batteries are found in many toys and household items and can cause significant medical problems or even death if they are ingested or become lodged in […]

Celebrate National Adoption Month by supporting a local family!

Read More at www.GoFundMe.com/gt9a08   You can also join the family 11/23 at 12:15 at New Baptist Colony Church in Billerica MA, for a spaghetti dinner fundraiser.