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Dr. Sears Family Podcast

Pediatrician and author Dr. Jim Sears and Health Coach Hayden Sears are here to answer your parenting questions, discuss a wide range of topics related to raising healthy families, and share stories from the Sears household. From pregnancy and behavior to health and nutrition, join us on this crazy and wonderful journey that we call parenting.

Dec 9, 2019

Today we discuss the recent recall of Johnson & Johnson baby powder amid asbestos contamination concerns, an article about common parenting mistakes, and Dr. Jim's latest tips for boosting your immune system as we head into the holiday season.


Dec 1, 2019

Our sister Erin (Sears kid #5) joins us today to chat about life as a first-time mom and discuss several questions that new moms often have. Topics include: starting solid foods, giving infants water, gentle parenting/discipline, celebrating the "mom bod", and cultivating your "mom squad".


Nov 10, 2019

Today we discuss some of our favorite cold remedies, including prevention tips and ways to kick the cold quickly. Also, we talk about the topic of overindulging your children, why it's not a good idea to "just give them everything they want" or do everything for them, and how it helps to develop patience and independence.


Sep 18, 2019

With school back in full-swing and your family settling into the school routine, we discuss some potential sources of school-related stress and anxiety to be mindful of and ways to manage it. We then focus in on perhaps the single most important tip for a successful school (and work) day: eating a healthy breakfast.


Sep 5, 2019

Today we open up our book The Portable Pediatrician and explore what it says about fevers, yearly check-ups, antibiotics, sprains, broken bones, and constipation.