Posts by: Alex Durrell

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - empathy in kids

How To Encourage Empathy In Kids

Empathy In Kids Is Complex   Empathy in kids can be quite complex, when even adults struggle with empathy. So, how can we help...

How to Recognize an Anaphylactic Reaction

Anaphylactic Reaction – What To Do   I’m an allergy parent, and I write the Irritated by Allergies blog for Yummy Mummy...

For adoption awareness month, writer Alex Durrell shares her story. Sometimes a close bond with biological parents isn't required, wanted, or even needed. | Parenting | DrDina.ca

You Are Wrong About My Adoption

You probably have opinions forming about me the very moment I tell you I’m adopted. Chances are, ask no matter how many times I write...

Ten Tips for an Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving

Ten Tips for an Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to get together with friends and family, celebrating all that we’re thankful for, and that often includes an...

Your Kid Hurt My Kid: Now What?

Your Kid Hurt My Kid: Now What?

Seldom is there more anger than when a mama bear’s cub gets injured. Should a fellow kindergartner toss out a few typical teases, visit...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids- crying child

Dear Mama Of The Crying Child

Dear Mama Of The Crying Child   When my son was just three years old, I walked him to kindergarten. I was ready for him to go, and I...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - skin allergic reaction

Does Your Child Have A Skin Allergic Reaction Like This? Could Be An Allergy!

Does Your Child Have A Skin Allergic Reaction Like This? Could Be An Allergy!   Over the last five years, I’ve learned more than I...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - mothers day

Mothers Day From An Adoptee’s Perspective

Mothers Day From An Adoptee’s Perspective   When a person is born blind, they know no other way. They don’t know the pain of...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids -

Sex Education For Teenagers and Kids ≠ Sex

Sex Education For Teenagers and Kids ? Sex   My daughter turned eight last September and she’s still a sweet, nurse adventurous sprite...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids -

How Do You Know When You’re Done Having Kids?

How Do You Know When You’re Done Having Kids?   The thought of having kids was never one I entertained much. Three months after our...