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Summer Activities for Your Kids

From the show: Healthy Children
Corinn Cross, MD
Guest Bio
Guest Bio: Corinn Cross, MD
dr cori crossDr. Corinn Cross was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Barnard College where she graduated cum laude and majored in philosophy. She went on to attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Cross did her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cross has continued to work at CHLA as a general pediatrics attending.

Dr. Cross is actively involved in her local AAP, Chapter 2, where she is an obesity champion. She is co-founder of the Fit to Play and Learn Obesity Prevention curriculum. Through a collaboration between AAP Chapter 2 and the L.A. Unified School District this curriculum is being used to educate at-risk students and their parents on the risks of obesity and to help them to lead healthier lives. Dr. Cross is an AAP Spokesperson and speaks to children throughout the L.A. school district about obesity, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of walking to school.

Dr. Cross is a member of the Executive Board for the AAP's Council on Communications and Media. She is the Editor of the Council on Communications and Media's blog.
What are your kids doing this summer? Sitting around playing video games all day? Or do you have something healthier and more fun in mind?

Have you planned out some summer fun for your kids?

Summer can be a real break for you from the busy days of the school year. However, watching your kids just sit around and waste the days can also be frustrating.

Coming up with activities that will stretch their minds and work their bodies can be a productive challenge for you both.

In this segment, Dr. Cori Cross and Melanie Cole, MS, help you plan your summer so your kids get something out of it and still have a great time. You just might too!

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