Friday, January 15, 2021

Becoming bilingual: How to help your child learn another language?

It is very important to me that Madi and George are able to speak both English and Cantonese. I try my best...

Reading Books to Your Child Helps Them Learn to Read and Improves Language Abilities...

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

The Risks and Benefits of Video-Chatting in Children

Our family has used FaceTime more often in the past six weeks than we have in the past several months. We are...

What are the Possible Benefits of App Use in Children?

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, I have been relying more on screens to keep Madi busy.  Prior to the...

Guest post: Temper Tantrums, Meltdowns, and Anxiety

The terms “tantrum,” “meltdown,” and “anxiety” are often used interchangeably however, they are actually all different terms used to describe different behaviours. 

Is All Screen Time The Same?

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, our family has been watching a lot more television while we do our...

Screen Time and Young Children

When I was a child, our television was always on.  My parents allowed my brother and I to watch television as much as...

Can My Baby See Me?

From the day George was born, the moments I cherish most are when he looks at me. In my opinion I think...

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...
Dr. Mom blog explores tips for children with speech and language delay

Tips For Children With Speech and Language Delay

When Madi was 15 months old, we were at a playground and we met a little girl who was 16 months old....