Posts Tagged: childcare

Autism: New Study Focuses on Parent Interview

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Since children with autism are unlikely to properly self-report their experiences, new research suggests that interviewing their parents may add important information to help families understand and better respond to the needs of their children, thereby easing challenges in daily routines.

Cold or Flu? … Sore Throat or Strep?

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Wondering if you have a simple cold on your hands, or something more serious, like the flu or strep throat?  Here are some signs to look for.  According to Gurpreet Thind, M.D.: Viral sore throats: Tend to be associated with upper respiratory symptoms like a runny nose, nasal congestion and cough, and may be associated… Read more »

Dressing for the Weather

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Colder weather is on its way, so here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatricians (aap.org) to help you dress your child for the outdoors: Wear a hood, hat, scarf or face mask as most heat loss is at the head. Keep feet dry with waterproof boots over shoes. Wear a thermal knit… Read more »

Squashing Sibling Rivalry

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Anxiety levels will surely rise again, right? Sure as the sun comes up in the morning, your two little darlings will eventually fall out of love with each other and into yet another conflict. It’s natural. It happens to all kids (and adults) because we are all unique, with different personalities and tastes.

“I WON’T Wear That!”

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Oh, the tug-of-war that kids and clothes can bring! Yes, freedom of expression starts early, so perhaps you can learn to manage it. Find out how other parents do it. Listen in on any conversation between a group of moms, and chances are good the topic of clothing will come up sooner or later. Whether… Read more »

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