Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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....
Dr. Mom blog explores how to help your child learn another language and become bilingual

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

It is very important to me that Madi is able to speak both English and Cantonese. I try my best to speak...
Dr. Mom blog explores if learning 2 languages at the same time result in speech delay or speech problems

Does Learning Two Languages at the Same Time Cause Speech Problems or Speech Delay?

Growing up, I was fluent in Cantonese and I want my daughter Madi to be fluent in Cantonese. I once heard from...