Monday, October 14, 2019

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...

How do I track my child’s progress in ADHD?

In my medical practice, I often see parents who are going through the process of treating their child for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...
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...