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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!).

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?

Expert tips for raising body-positive kids

We spoke to four experts about how to best help kids learn to love themselves. (And if you could use a confidence boost, take a cue from these parents.)

When should I take my child to the eye doctor?

The world is a wondrous place—a rainbow of colours and a myriad of shapes, with new faces and places at every turn. Most of us assume our kids are seeing the world perfectly. But how can we tell for sure?

How Can I Make the Flu Shot Less Painful?

The flu shot is extra important this year. There are lots of proven ways for parents to improve the needle experience.

Tips To Treating Fevers

My six-year-old daughter had a fever that would come down with Tylenol but then kept going back up after the medication wore off. What’s going on?

Considering homeopathy for kids

Read on to better understand homeopathic solutions and benefits, for a range of daily ailments.

Son is concerned about size of genitalia

Dr. Marla help. My son is 10 years old and he is concerned that his penis is too small.

Ask Dr. Marla: Stomach ache causes

My 10-year-old daughter often complains of stomach aches. She doesn’t seem to have any other physical symptoms. Could it be related to stress?

Is it a milk allergy or lactose intolerance?

If your kid seems to be able to tolerate some dairy products but not others, here's what to do.

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