Julie M. Green


Is there a ‘normal’ weight for babies?

It’s not that simple, says Dr. Dina Kulik, a mom, pediatrician and Emergency Medicine Physician at The Hospital for Sick Children.

Parenting advice for when the family has to move

For kids who don’t love change, moving is more scary than anything, particularly if it comes with a new school.

Kodette Labarbera shares her tips for raising a child with autism

While solo parenting is stressful, Kodette still finds time to promote autism awareness.

How pet therapy helps children with special needs

A study from the University of Missouri found that 94 percent of autistic children benefited from owning a dog or other small pet, reporting gains in responsibility, assertiveness and social skills.


How to handle the stress of parenting

if the stress of parenting has you at the end of your rope, worry not. 

Autism: How to handle your child’s condition

As autism rates increase, the medical and parenting communities continue to put together the pieces of this puzzling condition.

Nia Vardalos on how to stay healthy while parenting

Winnipeg’s Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) is no stranger to hard work and hectic schedules. We asked her how she stays healthy with motherhood testing her stamina.

How to deal with a colicky baby

The sound of a wailing baby is distressing at the best of times, but what about when there is no obvious trigger.

Thumb Sucking

Sucking is a natural reflex that provides instant comfort and security. More than three-quarters of babies do it, some even starting in utero. So when does the habit go from normal to nasty? My 19-month-old son has always been what you would call a big sucker. A ‘mother sucker’ in...