Pediatricians recommend that children spend up to 60 minutes per day playing outside. Once the seasons change, Once the seasons change, parents are probably wondering “how long should children play outside in winter”. As part of our Pediatrician House Calls series, we’re going to help answer that question.
Every Halloween, a lot of parents worry about how to manage their child’s Halloween candy. Do you resort to hiding it–and then re-hiding it every time your child finds it again? Well, there’s a better way. Today I’ve got some ingenious ways to manage your child’s Halloween candy–without hiding it. Free yourself from Halloween candy […]
The best parents tend to have a certain set of helpful character traits. What are the 10 traits of great parents? Is it possible to have all of them? You bet it is! You may not have all 10 traits the minute you become a parent, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work on them. […]
There’s nothing like the gaze of your newborn when you become a new Mom. But it can also be very overwhelming when you realize that little person is totally dependent on you! Still, for your own mental and emotional well-being it is helpful to take some time for yourself. That may sound easier said than […]
One of the big questions parents encounter when their kids start school concerns rewards for good grades. Should you pay your kids for good grades? Some parents do and some don’t, and they all have varying opinions. And even among those who do pay their kids for good grades, there are wide differences in amounts […]
When you were a kid, did your mom ever leave you a note in your sack lunch? If not, it’s never too late to make sure your own kids have that experience. Sack lunch notes are an easy way to remind your child that you care. An inspirational sack lunch note even gives your child […]