New column provides tips on making the right decisions for your kids.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jenny Heyden
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Editor's Note: Moms Talk Q&A is a new feature on Patch that is part of a new initiative to reach out to moms and families. Each week, our Moms Council of smart moms from Shorewood, Whitefish Bay, Fox Point and Bayside will take your questions, give advice and share solutions. We invite you to be part of this ongoing conversation by commenting below this story. We're launching our column with a discussion on the best way to select a pediatrician or a dentist. While council members had differing suggestions, they all agreed that these were the key factors to consider when looking for a pediatrician: Moms also had some other comments on this topic. Suzanne Singh of Whitefish Bay: “Parents should take as much care in finding doctors as they …
A Fox Point woman finds time to be a mother, run two specialty clinics, and take care of Hondurans in need.
Some might suggest Dr. Laurel Bear has bitten off a bit more than she can chew. That would be everyone except, of course, Dr. Laurel Bear. As a mother of three, Vice President of the Nicolet School Board, an assistant professor at the Medical college of Wisconsin, and a pediatrician running two clinics at the Children’s Hospital, Bear certainly has her hands full. However, there’s one more thing she decided to add to her resume: international volunteer. This year marked the sixth year Bear and her husband, who is also a physician, flew to Honduras with the program Global Brigades to help those in need. During the week-long venture, two days are designated entirely to travel and four days entirely to work. On a normal day in Honduras, …