Self-Care for Parents of Children with Mental Health Needs

Joy, anticipation, frustration, worry and pride are all common feelings that most parents have as they nurture their child into... Read full post »

Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Talking with Your Children About Getting Pregnant

“Where do babies come from?” It’s a question children have asked adults for decades. We use different stories and legends... Read full post »

Speech and Communication Development – Birth to 3 Years

Speech and language understanding is the foundation for developing expressive communication skills, but every child will develop communication in his... Read full post »

Food Allergy vs. Intolerance: Knowing the Difference

Food allergies affect roughly five to eight percent of all children. A food allergy diagnosis can dramatically alter one’s life... Read full post »

Fidget Spinners: Don’t Get Injured by This Latest Craze

A couple of weeks ago, during a family visit to an aquarium, a gift shop display caught my eye. Tucked... Read full post »

Caffeine Overdose: Why This Stimulant Isn’t Safe for Kids

The recent death of a 16-year-old boy from a caffeine overdose is both horrible and terrifying, and is just the... Read full post »

Peanut Allergy: Myths vs. Facts

Peanut allergy is a growing health problem, affecting approximately 2% of children. In the majority of children, peanut allergy begins... Read full post »

Celiac Disease: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that occurs in some people when they ingest the proteins found in wheat, barley... Read full post »