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What you can and can’t do while pregnant

The laundry list of pregnancy no-nos can be confusing. We asked a family physician to sift through the myths and realities when it comes to normal daily aspects of life.

What to do when your toddler has a fracture

Toddler fractures can happen more easily than you think. Here's what to do.

Options for treating baby’s flat-head syndrome

Nobody’s head is perfectly symmetrical, but what do you do if your baby’s head is flat on one side?

Teen anxiety and the “Fear of Missing Out”

  Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz may not have heard the teen-speak FOMO per se, but it’s something she deals with daily as a psychologist in the anxiety disorders program at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. FOMO, otherwise known as the Fear Of Missing Out, describes the anxiety teens feel in the age...

Common toddler skin conditions and how to treat them

When it comes to skin conditions, when should you be concerned?

Montessori and other nursery school alternatives

Deciding whether to send your toddler or preschool-aged child to nursery school can feel like a big decision, especially when some of the choices out there are untraditional.

Does your preschooler say embarrassing things in public?

Inappropriate behaviour comes with the preschool territory.

The key to successful toilet training

What to do when your toddler is afraid to go.

Infectious Diseases: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

If you haven’t heard of RSV, consider yourself lucky.

Prepping your kid to babysit

Is your tween ready to care for younger siblings?