If kids are good at one thing, it’s getting sick. They seem to always be coming down with the latest flu or cold outbreak. It’s impossible to 100% protect your kids from every virus and stomach bug that goes around, ...

Eating disorders can have severe consequences on both your health and self-esteem. As parents, we don’t want to see our children suffer physically or mentally. Unfortunately, our culture tends to promote unhealthy diets and doesn’t place enough emphasis on exercise; ...

Just like adults, kinds also experience anxiety and stress because of the immense load of homework, conflicts with peers, and not being able to have everything they want. Unfortunately, life is an unfair playground, and sometimes it brings some sadness ...

A trip to the dentist can be traumatic for a child if they are not ready, and their very first one can be the worst. Dealing with dental anxiety is tough enough with adults, but how to you get your ...

ADHD is a type of mental health disorder that can affect how successful your child is in school and with personal relationships. It is important to understand that ADHD doesn’t present with the same symptoms in every person, which makes ...

As children grow, there is a certain standard of cognitive development that is expected to take place, based on various accepted norms on the level of cognitive functioning that should be reached by certain ages or milestones. Examples of cognitive ...

There’s lots of evidence to show us how beneficial it is for young people to play sport. We know that it can contribute to physical fitness and mental health, build confidence and team working skills and that it can provide ...

It is a fact that that 21st-century life for many people can be full of difficulty and stress. From work and financial concerns to ever more complicated family dynamics, there seems to be far more to contend with than previous ...

For babies and toddlers, physical development is a continuing source of joy. They acquire new abilities, become less dependent on others to take care of their basic needs, and experience the thrill of exploring the world. They cannot do it ...

The risk of giving birth to a baby with a chromosomal abnormality when the mother is of advanced maternal age has been widely researched and discussed. Women are choosing to start families later in life and we are observing new ...