Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim
Dr. Kim is a wife, a mom of a toddler and a baby on the way, and has lived in the San Diego area for over 30 years. After years of experience in television and radio, Dr. Kim became the owner/founder of her own brand and blog called The Parentologist. The Parentologist w/ Dr. Kim is a resource for moms and moms-to-be about everything parenting with a therapeutic twist. Dr. Kim is a doctorate in psychology, a licensed marriage and family therapist, a registered play therapist specializing in children 0-7 years old, a university professor, a public speaker, and a blogger. Dr. Kim speaks at local conferences and events, facilitates weekly prenatal/postpartum mom support groups, and offers parenting consultations nationwide on everything from prenatal/postpartum care to sleep training, temper tantrums, emotional self regulation, behavior issues, potty training, and more! She loves collaborating with other bloggers and small shops and hopes to soon author books and have her own parenting talk show! Please visit her blog/website at http://theparentologist.com and on social media @theparentologist! To collaborate or to schedule a parenting consultation, please email her at theparentologist@gmail.com.

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Shark Summer is coming to Birch Aquarium!

Sharks are taking the spotlight at Birch Aquarium with various activities for all ages! Throughout July, you can enjoy shark feedings, kelp forest dives,...