Toilet training is a major milestone for your toddler – and for you! It is no wonder there are so many questions and concerns that arise on this topic.
Soon after my Ask Dr. Gramma column “Our Daughter Was Stillborn” was posted, I received this e-mail from a reader:
“As always you provide clarification and a ton of resources. However as tough as it is, the grandparents need to find a way to respect the wishes of the parents. If they are expected to read certain books they must find a way to comply or come to an honest agreement with the parents on how to deal with situation. A thorny but important issue was left out of your answer.”
Oftentimes when we think of self care we think of adults; managing work, taking care of families and everything in between that occurs as our lives mature and evolve. However, children are not exempt from stressors of their own, and they too benefit significantly from self care. As parents, it’s vital to teach our children practical ways to cope with stress and other emotions for a healthy mental well-being that will follow kids into adulthood.
Sending your kids off to kindergarten or school is a big step for most parents. It can be an emotional time fraught with many details you may not expect. From choosing the right school for your child to all the paperwork you have to fill out, it can feel a bit overwhelming. Rest assured, we have you covered.
When benzodiazepines were first introduced more than fifty years ago, they were seen as a safer alternative to barbiturates and other forms of sedatives that were known for being very dangerous and addictive. Benzodiazepines simply seemed to be less toxic and less likely to cause a dependence; at least a serious case of dependence.
In this article, we’re covering a few ideas to help preserve those special memories with your kids. Whether you’re into photography, crafting, or letting technology do it for you, there are some exciting new ways to preserve your memories with keepsakes. Let’s get started.
Exercise will be something I work to make a fun family activity. But more specifically, I want weightlifting to be something that we as a family do.
This week is a celebration, but don’t feel bad if you’re not sure why. After all, International Babywearing Week is not as well-known as Christmas or even St. Patrick’s Day.