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What’s the plan for vaccines? Ontario is moving into Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, focusing on reaching people in “hot spot” communities that have been disproportionately impacted.
Many of us parents are exhausted, overwhelmed, and stressed. Children may be learning from home, and parents are often working full time from home as well. Activities are canceled, and we are entertaining and educating our kids at the same time.
These refreshingly cold sugar-free popsicles are an alluring 3-layered bite. The creamy strawberry yogurt and banana-flavored popsicle has a fun fruity crunch held in place delectably by the middle layer of white chocolate.
Most babies are eager and ready to start solid food before six months of age. With your healthcare provider’s support and guidance, most babies can begin to experiment with solid foods, as a secondary source of nutrition after four months of age.
Do the vaccines work in kids? Pfizer announced last week that their vaccine is safe and protects well against COVID-19. More inside …
Every parent wants their child to enjoy good health and happiness. No parents wish for their little one to suffer from childhood depression, and we all want to help the child with depression or low mood to feel better.
Can we mix vaccines? My most-asked question this week as cases continue to rise. We are in a Third Wave, while a dual-vaccine trial is underway!
Have you tried the safe edible cookie dough trend yet? Some of the recipes out there are DELICIOUS! Some companies are even making edible cookie dough commercially! But it can be quite expensive.
Eczema can occur at any age, but it most frequently occurs in babies. Eczema or atopic dermatitis is dry, inflamed, itchy skin. Though some babies with eczema also have asthma or allergies, a triad that leads us to call the child ‘atopic,’ most babies or kids with eczema do not have allergies or asthma.
Kids allergies can be terrifying and overwhelming – watching a baby’s allergic reaction, particularly to foods that you are feeding. Study shows that as many as 5.6 million children under 18 years of age in the United States alone have a food allergy.
What’s the deal with the COVID-19 trial in kids? My most asked question this week – well, I have an update for you, plus more pandemic news!
Is your kid not eating and drinking? What can be the possible reason? Perhaps your child has a sore throat, viral pharyngitis, or strep throat. Sore throat is medically known as “pharyngitis. This is the inflammation of the pharynx. Usually, we see viral pharyngitis or sore throat caused by viral infections. Other times we see pharyngitis as a result of a bacterial infection like strep throat.
COVID Anniversary – and my most asked question: is the AstraZeneca vaccine safe? My answer inside – plus I share some positive news!
The pandemic has proven to be stressful and anxiety-provoking for adults as well as children. The new norm of masking and keeping a distance from friends and other loved ones can be challenging for young people to understand, but it is essential to keep them healthy.
When kids crave a crispy snack, these Baked Veggie Nuggets are always a hit! These are great when you are looking for easy healthy dinner ideas! This is a fun trick to feed children different seasonal veggies and get them the essential vitamins and minerals they need effortlessly.
These Healthy Hazelnut Chocolate Muffins were created to satisfy your kids’ sweet tooth (and yours!) and keep them filled up and healthy! It’s a perfect healthy snack for kids! You can serve these chocolate muffins recipe them with a glass of milk at home or pack in their lunch box for school
For parents, the new framework for resolving conflict is to be more supportive and positive with children. They are viewed as competent, capable, and confident learners, and I could not agree with this more. Part of this framework is essential in encouraging kids to think for themselves and have a say in their lives.
As millions of vaccine doses are inbound and new vaccines are approved – we know not all vaccines are as effective. My most asked question is: Is it worth taking a less effective vaccine?