Monday, September 28, 2020

Umbilical Cord Care

Caring for your newborns umbilical cord stump is important.  Whether your baby is born in a health care facility or at home, most...

Baby Proofing the House

George is an active baby. He is a very speedy crawler and there have been times that he was able to get...

Child’s First Dental Visit

Yesterday, Madi and George went for their first dental visit. The Canadian Dental Association recommends infants be assessed by a dentist within 6...

Public Pools and COVID19

Both of my kids love swimming. Madi was taking swimming lessons prior to COVID-19 and George loves being in the kiddie pool....

What to Know Before You Start Baby Sleep Training?

I think most parents have been frustrated at some point in time when it comes to baby sleep. There are many...

Essential Oils and Babies

Essential oils are widely used for a variety of reasons.  Some people use them for everyday wellness, while others just enjoy their smell.  Whatever...

Nightmares in Toddlers

A month ago for an entire week, Madi has woken up suddenly in the middle of the night from nightmares. She is...
dr mom blog explores sunscreen for infants and toddlers, what is physical sunscreen, what is chemical sunscreen, and physical vs chemical sunscreen

Sunscreen 101 for Babies and Young Children

It is officially summertime and that means taking advantage of the beautiful weather and long summer days.  Along with having fun in...

How To Treat Sunburns?

As a child, I remember hating wearing sunscreen. My mom would put it on me and it would always end up getting...

Tips for Managing Ear Infections in Children

I remember the first time Madi had an ear infection, she was 9 months old and I was so worried. She had...