Secrets for Managing Your Child's Busy Schedule

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: School, homework and extra activities have our children as busy as ever.
Air Date: 10/8/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
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.
Secrets for Managing Your Child's Busy Schedule
School, homework and extra activities have our children as busy as ever, making it more difficult to manage everyone's time.

Your child goes to school, plays sports, sings in the school play and still has to do his or her daily homework.

As a parent, how are you supposed to manage your child's time along with your own so that neither misses out on their activities and or gets burned out?

Listen in as Dr. Corinn Cross discusses the best ways to manage your time and your child's time.

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