Posts by: Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

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6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School

6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School   I can’t believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this...

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Backpacks for Back To School – How To Pick The Best One

Back To School and the Best Backpacks   With back to school right around the corner, many parents are buying new backpacks for their...

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Garden Safety for Toddlers

Garden Safety for Toddlers   My family and I spent a fair amount of time in our backyard this weekend, gardening and playing on the...

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Splinter Removal Made Easy

Splinter Removal 101   Running around barefoot on a deck sounds super fun right? Well, yes, until your two year old starts screaming...

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Inner Ear Problems? From Ear Wax?

How Can I Get Rid Of Stubborn Ear Wax?   In my experience, there are two types of parents in the world: those that could care less...

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How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?

How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?   Having to discipline children is something that every parent has to deal with....

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Healthy Drinks For Kids – Does Juice Count?

Healthy Drinks For Kids – Does Juice Count?   Parents ask me frequently if juice is a healthy food for toddlers and children?  The...

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How to Find the Best Doctors for Your Family

How to Find the Best Doctors for Your Family   We all know the adage ‘good help is hard to find’. Should this apply to your...

Dr. Dina shares her (unexpected) experience of going into labor for the first time and nothing going exactly as planned. | Pregnancy | Parenting | Newborn | DrDina.ca

Going Into Labor for the First Time – Dr. Dina’s Story

Dr. Dina shares her (unexpected) experience of going into labor for the first time. One might think that, as a doctor, I would be well...

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Toddler Tantrums, How to Survive Them – Part 2

Toddler Tantrums, What They Mean and How To Survive Them – Part 2   [Read Toddler Tantrums Part 1]    Your toddler will...

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Tricks To Manage Your Child’s Next Cold

It’s Cold Season, Here Are Some Tricks TO Manage Them   “Compensation for this post was provided by hydraSense®. Opinions...

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Stye In Eye? What Is A Stye Anyway?

Stye In Eye? What Is A Stye Anyway?   Unfortunately, its viral season again. All around me are kids and parents with viral illnesses –...

Symptoms Of A Kidney Infection

Kidney And Bladder Infection In Kids – Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms Of A Kidney Infection And Signs Of A Bladder Infection In Kids   I receive a lot of urgent texts and emails from friends each...

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Tips For Optimal (And Safe) Baby Sleep

Best Tips For Safe Baby Sleep “Compensation for this post was provided by hydraSense®. Opinions expressed here are my own.” I spend a...

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How To Reduce A Fever And Maintain Normal Baby Temperature Safely

How To Reduce A Fever And Maintain Normal Baby Temperature Safely   Fever is the most common reason for parents to bring their...

Sick kids? Here's how to check children's temperature correctly when they're running a fever. | Cold & Flu | Sick Kids | Pediatrics | DrDina.ca

How to Check Children’s Temperature Correctly

Sick kids? Here’s how to check children’s temperature correctly when they’re running a fever. It’s cough and cold...

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5 Ways To Treat Viral Infection Symptoms This Season

5 Ways To Treat Viral Infection Symptoms This Season   When my now ‘big-kid’ Dylan started school this past September, I...

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Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!

Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!   There’s a Catch 22 in pregnancy that many of us know well –...

Scared of the Flu? You Should Be!

Scared of the Flu? You Should Be!

We Really Should Be Scared Of The Flu   Here’s Why .. Last year in my medical practice, I was in the unfortunate position of...

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How To Prevent Viral Infection Symptoms This Fall and Winter

 Viral Infection Symptoms – Fall & Winter with tips on prevention   It’s what’s on every parent’s mind right...