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...

Baby Drool Rash

Drooling can be a sign of teething, but some babies like George drool more than others. The presence of saliva frequently on...

How to Use Pacifiers Safely

Before I became a mother, I did not realize how attached an infant can be to their pacifier (soother). Madi loved her...

What is Respiratory Syncytial Virus?

In a time when the world is overwhelmed by COVID-19, it is easy to minimize or forget other common ailments affecting our...

Introducing Peanuts and Tree Nuts

Collaborative post with Happy Family Organics Food allergy affects approximately 2% to 10% of the population. As food allergies become...

What Is Swaddling and What Are The Risks and Benefits?

As a first time mom, I had no idea how to swaddle or why we even swaddle babies. Fortunately, I learned how to...

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...

Guest Post: What to Know About Children’s Eye Exam?

Preparing for your child’s first eye exam Many parents schedule their child’s first eye exam when they notice changes...

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...

To Circumcise or Not to Circumcise?

Male circumcision is defined as the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. The foreskin is the retractable roll of skin...