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Opear MD Now Offers Telemedicine - and We're Hiring!

As of April 3, 2020 Opear is excited to offer telemedicine to New York patients! So what does this mean? Patients Your membership stays the same, you just have more options! When you search for a provider, you'll now see a checkbox allowing you to consent to video appointments. Telehealth is perfect for minor issues…

For 5 Minutes of Peace and Quiet

It’s the end of a long day, at the end of a long week, your cozy, comfortable bed is calling, nay screaming your name... but the kids don't seem to be tired at all and are in fact running around with enough zeal to make the Energizer Bunny look like a lethargic turtle.  [embed]http://tenor.com/view/baby-babydiapers-menandbaby-gif-8861308[/embed] What…

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Keeping Kids Entertained While Social Distancing

In a shocking move that upended pretty much everyone’s way of life, virtually every school district in America closed schools for the foreseeable future last week. As daycares and well, pretty much everything else followed suit, parents everywhere have now been forced to become homeschoolers in addition to our many other roles. So how can […]

12 date ideas for parents

12 Creative Date Ideas for Parents

A positive relationship can be a strong foundation for a happy family, but after a while, “dating” just isn’t what it used to be. Often, we fall in love with our partners over the new exciting experiences that we shared together. Maybe we were learning about their interesting hobbies, or maybe we just had the…

7 Steps for Dealing with Mom Guilt

If you are a mom, chances are you have felt the pangs of mom guilt.  The extent to which we have felt it differs from person to person. Some of us feel the guilt like a small, annoying insect buzzing around our ear.  Some of us drown in it. Wherever you are on this spectrum,…

Friendships, Now That We’re Parents

How old is your oldest friendship? In what ways has it changed over the years? What makes a good friend? Did you lose or make friends in direct correlation to your debut into parenthood? I think most of us had and lost dozens of friendships in childhood.  This is normal, because often what constitutes a…

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House Calls are More Important than Ever

At the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization, experts are recommending ‘social distancing’ and self-quarantine as a means of slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But what does this mean for family’s health care? We believe that house calls are a crucial component of social distancing […]

Opear’s February Flu Update

It’s been another rough year for the flu here in the US. Amid rising global fears of the quickly spreading Coronavirus, it’s still the flu that most of us should be more concerned about. This year’s flu season started unusually earlier than most, with cases beginning to appear as early as October. We’re in the […]


Winter Break Bucket List

10 Winter Break Bucket List Items to Keep the Family Busy Winter break is fast approaching—do you know how you’ll spend those long, cold days together as a family? That’s right, it’s time to put together your winter break bucket list—a plan for how you’ll keep the kids happy, engaged and productive during their time […]

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