Home Health

8 Parenting Myths Debunked

You've heard them before. Things like "pacifiers are bad" or "you won't sleep again." Dr. Dina sheds some light on eight age-old parenting misconceptions.

Allergies Or Hay Fever? We Asked An Expert

Our 12-year-old gets really stuffed up and sneezy every year at the end of the summer into September. Is there anything we can do to prevent the onset of symptoms?

Supermarket Savvy: Identifying Hidden Sugars

Just because a label doesn’t broadcast sugar by its common name doesn’t mean it isn’t there. In fact, there are upwards of 50 different names for added sugar (!), and some of them could trick even the smartest shopper. Here are a few to look out for.

Wash your hands with The Wiggles

Scrub those hands nice and clean and have some fun while you're at it. The Wiggles will help you to get it done.

5 Ways to Help Kids with COVID-19 Anxiety

Every day, there are new developments and updates in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for suggestions to help kids to process information and handle their anxiety in these difficult and unsettling times.

Turn these 6 nasty hygiene habits into good ones

Teaching hygiene to your kids may seem like a losing battle, but here are ways to deal with the worst offenders.

Talking to kids about weed

Since marijuana is now legal in Canada, your kids will likely have a few questions about pot. Writer Sydney Loney went to the experts for help with the answers.

How to curb your child’s nose picking

It's gross, but it's also kids being kids. If your child is a nose picker, don’t punish; just hand over a tissue.

Why Does My Toddler Drool Non-Stop?

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

How Can I Make the Flu Shot Less Painful?

There are lots of proven ways for parents to improve the needle experience.

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