Home Health

Why Does My Toddler Drool Non-Stop?

Do you have a drooling toddler on your hands? Dr. Marla Shapiro has answers for you.

What You Can Do to Help in the Fight for Reproductive Rights

On June 24, 2022, landmark US reproductive rights case Roe v. Wade was overturned. Read on for how to help fight this human rights issue.

Q&A with the Vagina Coach: Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Health and How to Do Kegels Correctly

World Continence Week runs annually in late June, to raise awareness and to help eradicate the unnecessary stigma that surrounds incontinence and pelvic floor health. Many people, especially those who’ve given birth, suffer from varying degrees of incontinence. We laugh about peeing when we sneeze, but many of us...

Growing pains 101: 5 fast facts

From a vague ache to the potential for serious discomfort, growing pains come in all shapes and sizes. It’s hard to see your child suffering, especially when there’s no physical booboo to cover with a superhero bandage, but here are five quick facts to help you ease their worries (and your own!).

6 Gadgets to Give Parents a Moment of Zen

While playing around with consumer electronics and finding moments of zen may seem like mutually exclusive activities, the right tech can in fact have a calming effect on your mood. As such, we’ve seen a new crop of devices designed for relaxation, meditation and mindfulness, for those moments throughout the...

Why some germs are good for toddlers

Toddlers should be exposed to some germs. In fact, boiling pacifiers and overly sanitizing can sometimes do more harm than good. Go ahead, jump in that mud puddle.

Oral Hygiene Tips for Kids of All Ages

To coincide with Children’s Dental Health Month, we asked registered dental hygienist Anaid Deti to share her best oral hygiene tips for kids from babies to teens. Oral hygiene is a priority the moment your baby is born (yes, even before they have teeth!) and it’s important to create a...

How To Set Realistic New Year’s Goals

A new year means the opportunity to make a fresh start. But don't fill your head with unrealistic expectations that you see on Instagram. We jotted down a few realistic goals to keep in mind. No matter what resolutions you set, just remember to do your best.

5 fun ways to keep your family active this winter

It’s tempting to want to move your workouts indoors in the winter, but there are lots of ways to get exercise outside when the temperature drops. (And trust us, your kids will want to get in on these activities, too!)

Common Mental Health Concerns

Mental health issues and illnesses in children are no longer the taboo topics they were decades ago. Instead, we know kids’ brains, emotions and behaviours are just as important as what’s happening with the rest of their development.

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