Conditions and illnesses
How to Facilitate Bilingual Language Development
Resist the temptation to prescribe
ADHD is a real disorder, stemming from a lack of neurotransmitters in those areas of the frontal lobe that help us focus on the task at hand.
Hot summer nights in Canada are perfect for barbecues on the patio with friends and family, or huddling around the camp fire with the kids. It’s not uncommon to be joined by a few uninvited pests as the sun sets on the camp ground, and while mosquito buzzing and biting is mostly harmless, it’s important to be aware of West Nile Virus and how it may be transmitted.
There are no laws that define at what age a child is old enough to be left alone, however, this decision should only be made on an individual basis and should be based on the child’s maturity and whether he is comfortable being on his own.
More and more teens are considering plastic surgery. It is important to keep expectations in check.
A common childhood viral infection, Fifth Disease mainly affects children, but can also be contracted by adults of all ages.
Dr. Harley Eisman, Director of The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department says parents can help ease kids’ anxieties and health concerns by establishing a routine, and monitoring their behaviour.
For children with asthma, the cold and flu season can be especially difficult, since both colds and the flu can make asthma symptoms worse.
There are many reasons dogs are known as man's best friend. They can lead the blind, help warm a home, and even help children who are hospitalized.