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A Rundown on Kids and Braces

It used to be that braces were a rite of passage for many adolescents. But in recent years, seeing an orthodontist has become common in children as young as six or seven.  

How to treat infected tonsils and adenoids

Tonsils and adenoids play a key role in the immune system. So what happens when they get infected?

Ask the Expert: What causes cold sores?

Everything you need to know about those pesky cold sores.

How to handle your child’s inguinal hernia

Inguinal hernias are not uncommon in kids.

Make Healthy Me Week a catalyst for change in your home

A new survey of more than 1,500 ParentsCanada readers shows that almost three-quarters consider themselves role models for healthy living for their children. But many face challenges such as cost and lack of time when it comes to being active, eating well and managing a healthy lifestyle.

Tips to survive a hospital stay

If your child begins to show symptoms of being seriously under the weather, the following details will be helpful if you have to go to the hospital.

How to navigate a hospital stay to help your little one

A hospital stay when your child is sick or injured can be a challenging time. With preparation and patience, you will hopefully get through this tough period on to happier days.

A doctor shares tips for smoother check-ups

Want to get the most out of your check-ups? A doctor shares some insider tips.

Ask the Expert: How to spot the signs of an eating disorder

If your child is struggling with disordered eating, here are some tips for coping.

Tips to help keep your child active

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about some tips to get your child to stay active.

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