Thumb-sucking helps your baby soothe himself, but how long will it go on — and how can you help him stop?
A significant increase in the number of children diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) over the past 10 years draws some much-needed attention to a condition that should be diagnosed very thoughtfully and carefully.
Before you grab the camera, open up that jar, set your baby in the high chair and get him ready for his first taste of solid food, it’s important to make sure he is old enough for this exciting milestone.
The spring sports season is in full swing, and kids are working up both a sweat and a big thirst. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the consumption of energy drinks, due to the high caffeine and sugar content.
Like adults, kids develop special relationships with their pets. But are your kids ready for one? And, what pet would be the best match for your family?
A nicely manicured lawn is what many homeowners strive for in the spring and summer months.. But lawn mowers can be dangerous, even deadly — especially so for children.
Ice cream, milk and cookies, yogurt tubes, and cheese sticks. Favorite snacks for many – but not for the child with a lactose intolerance. For these kids, dairy products are a one-way ticket to the bathroom with cramping, gas and diarrhea.
The weather has broken and the flowers are blooming – and so are your child’s allergies. Yes, it’s that time of year again, when the accumulating pollen in the air brings runny, itchy eyes, chronic sneezing, coughing, fatigue and scratchy throats.
It starts slowly — your child begins to squint at the television or complains that he has to move closer to the front of the class to see the blackboard. He can see objects very well up close, but far away they are a big old blurry mess.
When it comes to your baby’s sleep, there is no shortage of advice you will receive. But in the middle of the night when the wailing alarm sounds, all the advice is drowned out by the sound of your baby’s cry.