Category Archives: HEALTH & BEAUTY

A Day in the Life of a Boca Concierge Pediatrician

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A Day in the Life of a Boca Concierge Pediatrician WM


It’s no secret that I dig Boca VIPediatrics. The business is run by a Boca MOMpreneur, they recently had their official grand opening as active members of the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce AND Mr. VIPediatrics himself, Dr. Chad Rudnick, is available to his patients 24/7.

YES. 24/7.

So, that got me thinking, what exactly does a typical “work day” look like for a Boca concierge pediatrician? Does he eat? Sleep? Have time to sit by the pool or read a magazine?

I decided to ask him… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Boca Concierge Pediatrician

MBMom’s 2014 Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide!

The time leading up to Thanksgiving all the way to Christmas is like the perfect storm for me.

Every. Single. Year. And now I have a little one to add additional (cute, though) chaos.

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A very tired #dailybabyavery in 2013

#modernbocadad and I usually prepare for a trip to Maine somewhere in the November/December time frame to visit the in-laws, which means early holiday presents for all of our family (and extended family) up north. (Oh yes- Delta gives us 4 FREE bags with every trip, so MBMom takes advantage to save on shipping!) Continue reading MBMom’s 2014 Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide!

How to Avoid the Back-to-School EWWs…

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With school now back in full swing, I have a sneaking suspicion something annoying may come home with your child this fall semester…besides homework.

My guess? Back to school illnesses i.e. a cold or the stomach flu.

Yuck.

So, having the mindset that the best defense is a good offense, Modern Boca Mom reached out to Boca Raton pediatrician, Norina Ocampo, M.D. of Rainbow Pediatrics of South Florida, for some advice on how to best avoid these back to school illnesses… Continue reading How to Avoid the Back-to-School EWWs…

17 Necessities for Back-to-School

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How to choose vitamins for kids to go back to school


And I’m not talking about backpacks and notebooks…

How to choose vitamins for kids to go back to school

Congratulations MBMoms! You’ve made it to the midway point of the first week of school OR it might be the first day for your older kiddos (you old pros!). I just love seeing everyone’s sweet pictures on Facebook! It makes me feel equally excited and terrified for #dailybabyavery’s first day of school down the road…

I used to love back-to-school time as a kid…crisp school supplies, new clothes, a fresh lunchbox and backpack. But, I was definitely forgetting about the 17 REAL back-to-school necessities. Also, how to choose vitamins for kids to go back to school. My friend suggested for me to check out Kids multivitamins since they really helped her kids. So I’ve done some research into them and found some fantastic options. Continue reading 17 Necessities for Back-to-School