Conditions and illnesses
Taking precautions to beat the heat? You may not realize that your child’s prescription medications need protecting as well.
By age six, your “chip off the old block” is indeed on the way to becoming a mini-block himself or herself. But six year olds are not miniature adults.
Talking about menstruation early is a good idea. Girls get their first period as early as eight years old and as late as 15, although the average is around 12.
Whether you can get outside or the weather keeps you in, here are some great aerobic activities to add to your family’s routine.
All those aunts and uncles who don’t see your little darling every day will often exclaim: “My, how you’ve grown!” But you should take that oft-repeated exclamation a step further and turn it into a key question: “How have you grown?”
Every child has the right to feel safe at home, at school and in their own community but for many children, bullying is a reality that threatens that basic right.
Chicken pox (aka varicella) is generally thought of as a mild childhood illness.
In order to make your holidays safer, more relaxing and more enjoyable, think about these ideas and safety concerns ahead of time.
If there’s one visitor nobody wants around during the holidays, it’s gastroenteritis a.k.a. ‘the stomach flu’.
Your child is not alone. According to one source, 62 per cent of Americans will be infected with herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1) by the time they reach adolescence.