Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Grandparents Spoiling with Sugar

Going through medical school and learning about the growing epidemic of childhood obesity has made more conscious of the food I prepare for Madi....

Can Having a Dog Protect your Child from Developing Asthma?

My husband desperately wants a dog. He grew up with dogs and thinks every kid deserves an animal companion. Madi also loves being around...

Recommendations for the Flu Shot in Children

Every fall is the time of year for you and your little one to get your flu shot! As a mom, watching Madi be...

Sun Safety for Babies

Can babies wear sunscreen? How old do they have to be to wear sunscreen? Can you even take a baby into the sun? Surprisingly,...

Folic Acid for Pregnancy: Do I Really Need it?

With all the appointments and tests that occur during pregnancy, it’s hard to keep track of everything and easy to question, “Is all of...

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...

Is All Screen Time The Same?

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, our family has been watching a lot more television while we do our...

Do Tongue Ties Cause Breastfeeding Problems?

Madi did not have a tongue-tie and I struggled with breastfeeding her. George had a mild tongue-tie and I found it easier...

What are the Different Types of Insect Repellants and Are They Safe?

Mosquitoes are nuisances.  In Alberta, mosquitoes are everywhere and in some cases can ruin a perfect day outside if they are particularly high...

Do the Preservatives in Vaccines Cause Autism?

In my last article about vaccines and the fraudulent accusation that they are associated with or cause autism, I outlined how the...