KATE TIETJE created and blogs for Modern Alternative Mama (www.modernalternativemama.com). She has a strong passion for all things natural health, and frequently enjoys reading medical journals in her spare time. MAM has a strong emphasis on natural remedies, research, and creating health naturally. Kate is also mom to four young children (who rarely see a doctor and are treated with herbs at home). DR. BOB ZAJAC is a board-certified pediatrician with additional expertise in the evaluation, treatment, and overall management for children with developmental, behavioral, and emotional conditions. His passion for serving this patient population started during his college years when he received his degree in Child Development, and was further nurtured as he pursued an additional four years of training in a PhD program (Early Childhood Special Education). He completed his educational journey with his medical degree (MD - University of Minnesota - 2000) and residency training (pediatrics - 2000-2003), focusing on developmental and behavioral pediatrics at every opportunity. As the previous medical director of the Pediatric Development Assessment Clinic (at Glencoe Regional Health Services 2003-2013), Dr. Bob is super excited to bring that expertise to New Kingdom Pediatrics! Dr. Bob finds great joy in forming partnerships with families and community health and wellness providers. He writes a blog, found at newkingdompeds.com. Dr. Bob and his wife Julie have been married for over 20 years and have 8 children.