Saturday, August 24, 2019
Dr. Mom blog explores how common is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and why is it important to treat

How common is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and why is it important to treat?

It is not uncommon in my medical practice to hear patients say, “Back in my day, we didn’t have all this ADHD...

How can temper tantrums teach your child to regulate emotions and manage anxiety

Emotions and anxiety are normal human experiences that can be helpful in some situations (like the intense joy I experienced when I found...
Dr. Mom blog explores melatonin pills and melatonin for sleep in children.

Over-the-counter melatonin for sleep in children

Remember when you brought your newborn baby home from the hospital and she slept during the day but was awake all night? ...

Anxiety in children: why saying calm down isn’t enough for anxiety attacks and anxiety...

We all experience anxiety symptoms from time to time! It is a natural and normal part of stress and our everyday lives. Anxiety in...

Reading kids books to your child helps them learn to read and improves language...

As a young child, I did not like to read. At bedtime, I remember asking my parents to make up a story...

OCD in Childhood: Guest Post

Developing rituals in childhood can be normal, however it is important to differentiate these from rituals associated with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) by...

Sleep Training Baby: what to do and how?

Sleep training baby is tough! As a physician I tell patient’s that it is safe to sleep train starting at 4-6 months as long...

How to get a good nights sleep with sleep hygeine

All you Moms out there probably know the importance of a good nights rest. Without it, we are more cranky, irritable, and...

My Child Won’t Sleep! Why do Children have Insomnia?

I often get asked by parents "Why wont my child sleep," and "does my child have insomnia?" If your child wont...
Dr. Mom explores nap time and how to transition to one nap with your toddler.

Nap time: how to transition to one nap

I know many of you Mama's out there have struggled with your toddlers nap time, timing your toddlers nap, and consolidating your...