Christina lives in Menlo Park with her husband and their two sons, Jackson (JJ) and Maddox (Max). In addition to being a mom, she works as a primary care physician in Palo Alto and has a special interest in prevention and nutrition. She is originally from the DC area, went to Philadelphia for medical school, and then moved to San Francisco where she met her husband. She loves yoga and is always trying to do more of it. She also loves running, reading, cooking, coffee and wine.
books to teach empathy

5 Books to Teach Empathy to Your Kids

There are days that my son says something, and I have no idea where he learned it.  To me: Mommy, I love you. I am filling your bucket. To my husband: One day, I will be a...

Virtual Book Club: Raise Your Kids to Succeed

We are part of Amazon Affiliates For this month’s book club post we have a special guest: the author of this month’s book, Chris Palmer! (Note: he’s also my Dad!) He wrote the recently published book,...
flu season

The Flu Season Isn’t Over Yet: What You Need to Know

It’s been a scary flu season, and, as a primary care doctor, I can tell you that it’s still going strong. According to the CDC, 63 children have died at time of publishing this...

Virtual Book Club- Only Love Today

We are part of the Amazon Associate Program.  I ordered this book, Only Love Today, for myself last year with the vision of taking a bath with a glass of wine and having some quiet...

Virtual Book Club: The Conscious Parent

We are part of Amazon Associates.  Welcome back to our virtual book club! Hope you are relaxing with a glass of wine or cup of tea and getting a little alone-time. Here is a quote...

No Drama Discipline

We are part of the Amazon Associate program.  Welcome back to the MPMB Book Club! It’s virtual, so please feel absolutely no pressure to read on our schedule.  Feel free to simply join this “book...

A Day of Dreams: Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party

This post is sponsored, but the opinions are 100% our own! These are hard days in California and around the country. It can be hard to protect our kids from the tragedies and nightmares happening...

Virtual Book Club: Simplicity Parenting

Welcome to our first Virtual Book Club meeting. Whether you read along with us or at our own pace, we hope you enjoy!  Please leave your comments either here on the blog or on...

The Yoga of Motherhood

The time came in my adult life when yoga classes no longer served their purpose. I no longer wanted to go to them. It was hard to get there on time. 90 minutes became...

Christina’s Articles from San Francisco Moms Blog

Before Christina started writing here at Mid-Peninsula Moms Blog, her articles appeared on our sister site, San Francisco Moms Blog. If you are not automatically directed to her archives, click here!
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