Friday, September 20, 2019

McDonald’s Playarea

I never thought I would say this, but I think McDonald’s in moderation (once a month for us) can be great for families. Before...

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...
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...

How is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosed?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, “ADHD” (also formerly known as “ADD”), is one of the most common mental health disorders of childhood, that consists of...

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or “ADHD,” is the most common neurodevelopment disorder among kids and teens. ADHD was formerly called “Attention Deficit Disorder,” or...

Going on Vacation Without your Baby: Should I Worry About Unhealthy Attachment?

Graeme and I are leaving Madi for 6 days to go to Hawaii for our friends wedding. After I booked our flights to Hawaii...

How is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Treated?

Attention Deficit Hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a disorder of attention, impulsivity, and hyperreactivity that is treated with a combination of medications and behavioural treatments....

Screen Time Paradigm

Growing up, my parents let my brother and me watch unlimited amounts of TV. I remember growing up not understanding why other children had...
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? ...

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...