Lets Talk About Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe

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How to prepare for bringing your newborn baby home from the hospital

Bringing your newborn home from the hospital is going to be one of the most exciting days in your life. The anticipation, the planning, the …

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Latest pediatric recommendations for the Flu shot

En Español Did you know that children often have the highest attack rates of influenza  during influenza epidemics? The flu virus is unpredictable, spreads very …

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Medicine Cabinet Essentials for Busy Families

En Español Do you have all the basics on hand when treating a minor illness or injury at home? A well-stocked medicine cabinet is key …

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Infant Walkers Are Dangerous

En Español Are infant walkers dangerous? Yes! Infant walkers are dangerous…so do yourself a favor and keep reading.  Yes! Infant walkers are dangerous. The use …

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Overview of over the counter treatment for seasonal allergies

En Español Over the counter medication  Over the counter treatment has become quite popular as most allergy medications are now available without a prescription. Therefore, …

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Why are well check up visits important for children?

En Español Are you keeping up with all the well check-up appointments for your child? I know…it seems like they are quite frequent, but they …

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Tips to keep your child’s teeth healthy

En Español Are you brushing your baby’s teeth? Dental caries (cavities) are considered the most common chronic disease of childhood in the United States. Therefore, …

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Is your child drinking too much juice?

En Español Is your child drinking too much juice? Wait a second…why are we talking about this?….Isn’t juice healthy?  The American Academy of Pediatrics has …

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Kids’ bicycle safety

En Español It is no secret that most kids love riding their bikes. Bike riding is a fun activity that allows them to be active …

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Latest car seat guidelines

En Español Do you ever wonder how long your infant/toddler should ride rear-facing? Or when your child is old enough to ride in the front …

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About Me

Hi there! My name is Zulma Laracuente, but most people know me as Dr. Lara. I’m a mother of twin, teen girls. My husband and my daughters are my motor to keep going in this crazy adventure that people call life. I understand that being a parent is sometimes scary and stressful. I’m here to help you navigate through the world of parenting with as much ease as possible.