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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.

5 ways to get your kids to eat plain yogurt

Yogurt is a delicious snack or even a part of a meal, but it has also become the poster child for nutritious foods. Here's how to make plain yogurt fun.

Lice Happens. Here’s How To Treat It

You need to share at school, and, unfortunately, that can mean pesky lice. Here's how to combat an outbreak.

How Should I Start The Puberty Conversation?

The whole “we need to talk about your changing body” talk isn’t necessarily easy (or comfortable, or pleasant) for parents. (Us included.) Don’t worry— we asked a paediatrician for some help.

6 ways an air purifier can help you live your best life

You probably know the basics about what an air purifier can do, but here are some things you maybe haven’t considered. It might just improve quality of life for you and your family.

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Raising body-positive kids (in a not-so-body-positive world)

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.)

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!).

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

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?

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