Yelling, “Clean your room!” never works, no matter how many times you try. There are some steps you can take to help your child or teen organize the clutter or sanitize the stinky, moldy mess.
Wondering when you can take a step back and let your children shower or bathe alone? As a pediatrician, I talk about bath safety from day one. Never leave a child alone in the bath — not even for a
Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. One of the best things about being a kid is that you have a good excuse to jump in mud puddles and dance around in the rain. My boys love testing out
There’s no denying that we now live in a digital world. Like it or not, we are raising digital kids. Instead of avoiding the topic, teach your children how to safely surf and be aware of potential safety risks that
Is your child overscheduled? Are you continuously on the go with too many after school and weekend activities? How do you know when it’s too much and how do you find the balance? Dr. Tanya Altmann discusses how many after-school
“When do I get an allowance?” my kindergartner asked. “All of my friends get an allowance.” Wow. I wasn’t prepared for that. So I did a little research and found that most experts agree that starting to teach children about
Home Alone?-Web MD What is a safe age is to leave a child home alone? It depends on the age and maturity level of your child. You want to make sure your child feels safe and is prepared. If
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?
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