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033: Children’s Behavior Problems: Let’s Think Outside the Box

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When it comes to the topic of children’s development and behavior, there’s lots of labels and we all have our own ideas of what’s normal, don’t we!

During my career as a childcare educator, I often found myself looking after children that were labeled with children’s behavior problems such as ADHD and I’ve often found it tough knowing how best to support them.

I was thrilled this week to speak with Dr Nerissa Bauer, a behavioral pediatrician and the owner and blogger of Let’s Talk Kids Health.

Nerissa had some great insights and shared some fascinating experiences from her own parenting journey and I thoroughly enjoyed talking with her. I really like how she thinks outside of the box and encourages parents to be creative and meet their children where they are.

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About Dr Nerissa Bauer


Dr Nerissa Bauer

Dr. Nerissa Bauer is a behavioral pediatrician with a part time private practice in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also owner and blogger of Let’s Talk Kids Health, a platform dedicated to bringing awareness, education and positive experiences around pediatric behavioral health, family wellness and parenting topics.

She is the Creator of TEACH ME ADHD, an interactive virtual course for children with ADHD to take with their parents in a fun, safe learning environment.

She is also the host of a weekly Facebook LIVE show and host of a free parenting book club so everyone can read and grow together. Dr. Bauer is also a national spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

She has been featured in Teen Vogue,, National Public Radio, Parents Magazine and Buzz Feed. She resides in Carmel, Indiana with her husband, two children and two golden retrievers.

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