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Michelle Yagoda, MD

Dr. Yagoda is a mom of an 11-year-old son, a facial plastic surgeon, the CEO of Opus Skincare, LLC, and co-founder of BeautyScoop, a patented and clinically proven supplement for skin, hair and nails, in New York City.

What’s your favorite parenting tip? Always reinforce the positive. Believe in your child. Give the instructions and encouragement necessary for your child to succeed at every action.

What surprised you most about parenting? How helpful my sociology minor in behavior modification is!

How do you get your kids to eat healthy food? By serving it from the beginning.  We never believed that children eat differently from adults.  We thought it was delicious and we enjoyed it, so he did and does also!

How do you recharge your batteries? I go in to work late one morning per week and spend time alone at home!

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