Baby teeth start appearing as early as 3-4 months of age, but they really start to erupt through the gums between the ages of 6 months to one year. The timing of eruption generally varies but all 20 primary teeth (baby teeth) usually erupt by the age of three. Baby teeth are important even though they fall out and are replaced with permanent teeth. Let’s see why.
How many of us have squelched a child’s creativity without even realizing it? Many times, when we see our kids approaching something differently than we do, we want to change their way of thinking. But fostering our child’s courage to express their creativity is perhaps one of the most important goals that we can set […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, My mother has advanced cancer and is in palliative care. Right now she is very sharp and is excited when everyone comes to visit. When my mom starts to slow down and becomes less lucid and her body is starting to shut down and she can’t recognize anyone, what do we […]
Technology has touched virtually all aspects of modern life — including parenthood, and probably in more ways than many would like to admit. Instead of complaining about the increasingly digital world, it’s important to recognize how technology influences children and parenthood.
It can be a battle and a half to get your kid to brush their teeth. Who wants to put a bristled foamy thing in their mouth and stand still for two minutes? No, thank you! Here are a few bright ideas to make brushing your teeth fun for kids.
You and your husband have a challenging journey ahead. I have no doubt that your commitment and love will serve your grandchildren well.
Day, Overnight, Traditional or Specialty—the various summer camp options are endless. The process of finding a camp can be overwhelming, however, if you follow these six tips for researching a summer camp, your camp decision will become a lot easier.
Kids tend to fall into one of two categories when it comes to food – they’ll either eat everything or they’ll be picky and refuse to eat anything but certain foods. While being a picky eater isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it can start to get unhealthy when they won’t eat anything but mac and […]