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Revisiting Healthy Sleep and Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Hello again, friends of Mountain Area, I wanted to briefly share with you more resources for helping your child sleep better, as this is a topic that often comes up with not only the recent transitions back to school, but also with changing sunlight hours. Daylight savings time does not end until November 3rd this […]

Healthy Sleep, Happy Child (and Happy Parents!)

Hello, friends of Mountain Area Peds! It has been a very busy cold and flu season for us at Mountain Area Pediatrics, but thankfully things are finally calming down in our community. With the return of more routine well care, comes more of the everyday questions of caring for your children. One of the most […]

The Best Toys for Your Tots

There are two kinds of gift-givers during the holiday season. There are those who prepare everything in advance, have presents wrapped and under the tree the day they set it up, everything shipped out already for friends and family, and personalized cards sent out December 1st. And then there are those like me: wondering who […]

Finding Thanks this Season

Every November brings my favorite holiday: Thanksgiving! Family, friends, and food really are the best things in life. And no matter what challenges or frustrations may be going on in our personal lives (y’all, the toddler struggle is real), I find plenty to be thankful for every year. Here at Mountain Area Peds, we have […]

Playtime as a Prescription for Success

Earlier this week the American Academy of Pediatrics put out a statement that details the importance of play for a young child’s developing mind. Its title is “Simple prescription: Pediatricians have a role in promoting healthy development though play,” and it summarizes the upcoming article “The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in […]


For those following along, we have SO much happening here at the office. As with all renovations, a few surprises have come up, and even though it wasn’t initially in our plan, we’ll have a new roof installed as part of the remodel. Everything seems to be coming together beautifully and we can’t wait to […]

Office Overhaul is Underway!

Hello all! There is so much going on here at Mountain Area Pediatrics, and we could not be more excited: our building is set to receive a major overhaul in conjunction with our new logo. We’ll be touching almost everything you see when you come visit us, so while this is all going on, be […]

Welcome to the Blog!

Along with our new website, I’m so excited to introduce to you our new BLOG 🙂 For those who may not know me, I’m Dr. Meg Goodwin. I’ve been at Mountain Area Pediatrics for 5 years, and could not be happier in the role I’ve found of physician, mother, and community member here in western […]