Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Managing Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites are an annoying part of summer.  The best way to deal with mosquitoes is to prevent them from biting in the first place.  But...
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...

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...

Cold Winters, Dry and Cracked Skin? How to Conquer Dry Skin in Children and...

Any Canadian knows that winter is the WORST for our skin. Without copious lathering of cream we get scaly, alligator dry skin....

My child’s cold won’t go away, what should I do?

The common cold in children is (unsurprisingly) common and there are home remedies for cough and cold.  In fact, most children will...

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...

What medicines are safe to give a child when they have a cold?

What medicines are safe to give my child when they have a cold? How can I help my child when they have...

Bumps and Scrapes Can Happen During Childhood, How Can You Prevent Infections and Scars?

When Madi two years old, I was distracted taking pictures and Madi tripped and fell on the cement. Madi's nose was bleeding...

The Risks and Benefits of Video-Chatting in Children

Our family has used FaceTime more often in the past six weeks than we have in the past several months. We are...

Should Breastfeeding Moms Restrict Their Intake of Dairy To Reduce Colic?

One mention of colic and you will be inundated with tips and tricks to help soothe your baby.  One of the most common...