August 6, 2019

“Sleep hygiene” is the term used to describe good sleep habits. For children, developing these healthy habits at a young age is very important, and requires parental involvement. Rarely are medications necessary to improve your child’s sleep, but rather adjustments to...

May 27, 2019

From our previous constipation post, we discussed what can cause constipation and how to tell if your child is suffering with it. There are a few things that parents can do right away to help alleviate current constipation and prevent it in the future.


In or...

May 26, 2019

Bowel patterns in children can vary, as they do in adults. Your child may have different bowel habits than other children, so learning their normal pattern is important. Most children have 1-2 soft but formed bowel movements daily, however some children may go a few da...

January 30, 2019

It’s late and your child is awake with a cough. The cough is interrupting everyone’s sleep, not just your sick child. We’ve all been there before as parents.

You want to help, but you’re not sure what the safe and effective options are in order to help. Should you try a...

January 7, 2019

Fevers can be scary. They often make your child appear more ill than they actually are, however they are an important symptom of your child’s well-functioning immune system fighting off illness. 

Myth #1: Give your child medication to bring their temperature back to nor...

November 14, 2018


Flu illness is more dangerous than the common cold for children. Each year thousands of children are hospitalized, and some children die, from flu. Complications from flu include things like pneumonia, dehydration, brain dysfunct...

October 8, 2018

Have you ever had discussions with other parents, your friends or family, or your child’s pediatrician about dietary iron intake and/or iron supplementation? Do you currently give, or have you thought about giving, your infant, toddler, or child a multivitamin? Does it...

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