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The Influenza Vaccine…What No More Flu Mist?!

For the past several years, we pediatricians were thrilled to have the option of offering families the Flu Mist. The children loved us for it too!  A quick nose spray instead of a shot, which protected them from the influenza.  A nasty respiratory illness.  But now, the Flu Mist is gone. So what happened????  Luckily, […]

Mission Bay Activities for Carmel Valley Families One of the paramount locations in San Diego is Mission Bay.  If you live in the Carmel Valley San Diego, there is no reason why not to take a trip out to the bay.  There are many Mission Bay activities that can keep you and your children engaged […]

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If you are looking for a part-time preschool in the local area, FasTracKids is pleased to announce that class enrollment for the 2016-2017 registration has now begun but we only have a few spots open for new students! Some of our most popular FasTracKids preschool benefits you will receive are low class ratios, SmartBoard activities, […]

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Visiting the Famous Lighthouse and Exploring Tide Pools San Diego Tide Pools – Point Loma I just woke up and it is almost officially the first day of summer. No one has to be out the door for school or me scrambling to make lunches. It is just me and the kids this summer. Although, when […]

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Activities at the Carmel Valley Rec Center When you think of summer in Southern California and specifically in the Carmel Valley San Diego community, you think of the beach, pool parties, and fun in the sun. Well, that’s exactly what the Martins family was doing when we stopped them for a quick little interview. We met […]

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I have worked with preschoolers now for a handful of years and have even had my own. I have come to realize that preschool teachers have the best job in the world because preschoolers rock and here are only a few reasons why! They are honest! Want to know if your hair is a mess? Ask a […]

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My baby is due for her first round of shots soon, and I’m a nervous wreck. How can I make my little one as comfortable as possible both during and after the appointment? Before heading to the appointment, calm your nerves by making a list of the questions you have. Perhaps you have specific questions […]

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Carmel Valley Swimming Lessons Who knew that swim and life lessons could be so intertwined???  In heated pools at the Carmel Valley San Diego community homes is exactly where something special is taking place!  While there is no shortage of swim instructors and facilities in San Diego, one particular swim coach is bringing a fresh and effective […]

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We at FasTracKids – Carmel Valley/Del Mar, are excited to start 2016 with a look back on a special event that occurred on October 22, 2015.  Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign Read for the Record, presented in partnership with FasTracKids, is one day of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and […]

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Billy Goat Baby Gear, a purveyor of quality children’s items, recently added two new items to its growing line of products. The new reversible paci clips are multipurpose and rust free. Billy Goat’s bandana-style bibs offer a whimsical and functional alternative to the bibs of yesterday. Denver-based Billy Goat Baby Gear started in mid-2015 with […]

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Parenting is one of the most challenging experiences that I have had to face. Yet, it has also been the most rewarding. There is much to learn and it provides us with an opportunity to grow as a person and a professional. It does take discipline. A word that seems to have a negative connotation. […]

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Meaningful Gifts

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Meaningful Gifts

With the holidays just around the corner, children and adults alike are struggling to find that “right” gift for a loved one and become concerned with issues such as quantity, quality, degree of personal appreciation, and amount of money available for gift buying in an economy that is tight for many. The giving of a […]

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