Got a toddler? Avoid these 9 mistakes… Mistake No. 1: Being Inconsistent Toddlers do best when they know what to expect, whether it’s what time they bathe or go to bed or what consequences they’ll face for misbehaving.
Dr. Tanya, Hi! I have a 16 month old daughter. She still nurses a ton (every few hours during day and night). She is pretty small weighs 20.5 lbs. Very active (walked at 10 months, climbs everything) has over 35
I feel like I am always talking and writing about how to help your child eat healthier. It’s not easy, especially in a busy family surrounded by a culture of fast food nutrition and couch potato fitness. Having a healthy lifestyle takes hard work and
By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD Big Macs and Big Gulps. PlayStation 2 and TiVo. Fast food nutrition and couch potato fitness are super-sizing our kids. Studies show that more than 30 percent of America’s school-age children are
Eating Right—No excuses! By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP It’s no surprise that America’s kids are super-sized. I see it everyday in my office—children living on fast food nutrition and couch potato fitness. And these overweight children are
“It goes without saying that the latest book by the American Academy of Pediatrics is packed with solid advice about caring for kids ages 0 – 3… the next best thing to having your own pediatrician at hand 24/7.”