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How can I prepare my child for a new baby?

Unfortunately, many parents discount the feelings of their children before having a new baby. The process of obtaining a sibling is a confusing one,...

Are crib bumpers safe?

There are several sides to the big debate surrounding crib bumpers. Many researchers and doctors will tell you to stay away from crib bumpers...

My son is a school bully. What can I do to stop this?

No parent wants to discover that their child has become the school bully. Of course, the responsibility comes down to the parents, and you...

I’ve noticed that my 4-month-old has crossed eyes. Is this something I should be worried about?

In most cases, crossed eyes clears up by itself within the first two months of infanthood. Misalignment of the eyes is actually quite common,...

What kind of thermometer is best to use on my child?

Determining what kind of thermometer to use with your child can be confusing if only because there are so many choices out there. Many parents...

Should my baby take vitamins?

Some doctors will recommend Vitamin D drops to babies who are breastfeeding. This is because many babies are not getting the Vitamin D they...

How old is too old for trick-or-treating?

There is no "right" age for a child to stop trick-or-treating. In reality, the majority of children lose interest in going door to door...

Are there any benefits of playing video games for just a few hours a day?

Actually, there are a few benefits of playing video games your child might be gleaning. There are certainly some games that might encourage your...

When do baby teeth finish growing?

Baby teeth have caused quite a headache for parents and infants alike. Baby teeth tend to grow in sets of two, but this is...

My son is having his tonsils removed. Will this make throat infections more common?

The tonsils are also known as lymphoid tissue, which is designed to prevent bacterial infections in the throat. These glands can be quite helpful,...