Sunday, December 8, 2019

Soothers (Pacifiers) For Infants

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

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...
Doctor mom blog explores child discipline and how to avoid reinforcing unwanted behaviours

Child discipline: How to avoid reinforcing unwanted behaviours

As a parent I realize how challenging child discipline can be and the importance of consistency. I have talked previously about methods...

How to promote good behaviour with positive reinforcement

As a physician, I often get parents coming into my office asking for help or advice on parenting and discipline. As a...

Child Disciplining Methods: what are the best ways to discipline your child

Parents often come into my medical practice asking for help or advice on parenting techniques, disciplining their children or managing unwanted behaviours.  I also...

Is Spanking Bad for your Child: Controversies and Childhood Outcomes

Parents always want to make the best decisions for their children, particularly when it comes to discipline. Everyone will have an opinion and try...

Travelling with Toddlers: What to bring when flying with a toddler

For the past 5 months, Madi and I have been commuting back and forth from Atlanta, Georgia to Edmonton, Alberta (Canada).  Dining, shopping, or...

Treatment for ADHD in children: What can I do as a parent to help...

Having a child diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) can be challenging.  Compared to other children without ADHD, they can sometimes be more...