source: Aikawa Ke via Flickr Creative Commons Recently on my personal blog's Facebook page, I expressed some worry about keeping up my exercise routine this summer. You see, for the first time in my life, I actually have one. I've consistently gone to the Y 2-3 times a week at … [Read more...] about Staying Active During the Summer
source: Micah Taylor via Flickr Creative Commons In February, I had a very sick baby. My youngest child was 11 months old. He was running a high fever that wasn't coming down with medicine. His breathing seemed labored. It was really scary for me! And still, because it was at … [Read more...] about When Do I Take My Child to the Doctor?
source: sporkist Breastfeeding? Use caution with herbal supplements. Some herbs may lead to side effects in nursing babies. If you are breastfeeding, check with your pediatrician before using herbal supplements or teas. While there is not much studied information on herbs … [Read more...] about Herbs and Breastfeeding
Could your child be depressed? Depression is a serious mood disorder that often goes undetected in children because it may not look the same as it does in adults. Kids experience many of the same feelings and symptoms, but find it difficult to articulate and express. Diagnosis … [Read more...] about Depression in Children
Going to the pediatrician's office with a small infant or toddler can be an adventure in itself. It's even harder if you're faced with unexpected questions or concerns. Here's a short list of age-appropriate skills your pediatrician will probably ask you about. Remember that each … [Read more...] about Growth Spurts: Development in the First Two Years