Parents always ask me how they should discipline their child. Here is my PLAN of action.
Whether we like it or not, we are often judged by our children’s manners. We’ve all been on both sides of this one and it’s not always fun. So how do you teach your children to mind their manners?
Everywhere I go parents ask me how to get their children to sleep all night in their own crib or bed. Want to enjoy more nighttime Z’s? This is for all parents of infants and toddlers not yet
The holidays are a great time to encourage your children to help in the kitchen. It a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time together, make some holiday treats and teach them about nutrition, healthy eating, and the importance of
Parents ask me everyday what is the best way to keep their child healthy this winter. It’s simple, teach them how to wash their hands. As a mom, I know this sanitizing task is often easier said than done. So how do you know
Can my child return to day care? Can he go to school tomorrow? Will she be well enough for her birthday party this weekend? I get asked these questions daily. Check out my blog post on Web MD to find
Question: Hi Dr. Tanya, I am wondering what type of milk to feed my 7 month old son when he turns 12 months. He is currently still on formula. My husband and I drink soymilk or almond milk, and prefer
Is brushing teeth a nightly battle in your home? To prevent brushing battles, here are some age-appropriate tips I’ve learned from patients, parents, and my own two boys. Read the rest of Tooth Brushing Tips on WebMD.
By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP Back to school checklist: books, paper, pencils, clothes, sneakers….physical! September means back to school, and just as important as new school supplies, a back-to-school physical will help prepare your child or teen for
By Rachel Scherr and Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann The scent of shiny new notebooks and freshly sharpened pencils fills the air; it is that magical time of year again–BACK TO SCHOOL! With summer winding down and the constant aroma