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    When confronting the challenge of disciplining their children, moms and dads often default to the ways their own parents disciplined them, sometimes with harmful results! In High Five Discipline, mom and practicing pediatrician Dr. Candice Jones shows parents a better way.

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Ep. 111: What is Giftedness…? - Giftedness goes far beyond high intelligence; it encompasses a spectrum of exceptional abilities, including intellectual, creative, artistic, and leadership capacities. Yet despite remarkable abilities, gifted individuals may face various challenges requiring nuanced understanding and support. By acknowledging the strengths and challenges...
Ep. 110: Managing Family Media Use and Keeping Kids Safe Online - If you’ve already fallen short of your new year resolutions, here’s one worth restarting over and over again – managing your family’s digital and social media use. Why is this resolution worthy you ask? Dr. Jenny Radesky, developmental behavioral pediatrician...
Ep. 109: How Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) can help improve your thoughts, words, and parenting - A few months ago, I saw a TEDx Talk by Dr. Maiysha Claiborne entitled, Bias – The Perspective You May Be Missing, and eagerly accepted her challenge! Take a moment to watch her talk and I’m sure you will too....
Ep. 108: An Update On How Pediatricians Are Tackling Childhood Obesity - As we learn more about obesity through the field of obesity medicine, recommendations will change. Yes, healthy lifestyle with well balanced eating and exercise remains important. However, ongoing evidence challenges old practices and beliefs, such as watchful waiting for a...
Ep. 107: Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Matters in Children’s Health - In today’s social and political climate, legitimate words like diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have been misrepresented putting the overall health of children in jeopardy. As a physician, these words have significant meaning, value, and goals in an effort to...

RECENT BLOGS

Guest post: Ending Cycle of violence starts with making children priority by Rachel C. Allen and Dr. Judi Addelston, published in the Orlando Sentinel - Guest columnists Ending cycle of violence starts with making children priority By Rachel C. Allen and Dr. Judi Addelston “Teenage time bombs: A generation in danger,” a series of South Florida Sun-Sentinel stories printed in the Orlando Sentinel between Dec....
(4/22/19 blog post on ACESConnection Central Florida) Creating A Resilient Community: Panel Comments From Orlando Pediatrician, Dr. Candice Jones - WHEN I WAS ASKED TO BE A PANELIST FOR THE COMMUNITY CONFERENCE ON HEALING FROM ACES AND GIVE MY VISION AS A PEDIATRICIAN ON HOW TO CREATE A TRAUMA-INFORMED AND RESILIENT CENTRAL FLORIDA, I WAS BOTH HONORED AND NERVOUS. TO...
Old-School Vs. New-School Discipline, featured in Bokey Magazine, Sanford, FL - I grew up old-school like so many in my generation. We were spanked, shamed, yelled at and seen but not heard. Connection and parent-child relationship were not the focus. Our parents’ job were to take care of us and the...
How To Have a Fun and Scary Halloween Without Boo-boos - Children love Halloween! Costumes, trick-or-treating and loads of candy make this day a kid favorite. But with all the excitement, safety can take a backseat. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children are more than twice as likely to be hit...

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