Dr. Charlene Fernandez

I am a practicing board-certified pediatrician and work with families every day to help their kids grow healthy and happy. I believe in positive parenting, preventive care as the best medicine, and intentionally raising children. I write on this website to reach even more families with my message. I hope you can find value in my posts and stick around for more.

Choosing Toys That Promote Children Development

It is no secret that children develop many skills by playing. As we learn more about the importance that toys in a child’s development, there is increased focus in choosing the correct toys to stimulate and support skill development. Now that there is wide access to the Internet and we are more connected than ever, …

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3 Important Skills for Kids to Start School

3 Important Skills for Kids to Start School

How can you know if your child is ready to start school? Here’s the rundown on how readiness for school is determined. In the United States, is children must be enrolled in an educational program by a certain age. This can include traditional school systems or alternative options. Although it can vary by location, the …

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