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Ear infections are quite a common occurrence in our little ones, but at what point do you need to be concerned about the frequency? Dr. Maithilee Menezes, otolaryngologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses ear infections and when to be concerned. Learn about the signs to look for to determine if it’s an inner ear
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Talking to your child about sex can be intimidating. Many parents wonder how to approach the topic or what to say when the time comes. However, it’s crucial that your child feels as comfortable as possible talking with you about sex. Dr. Sarah Garwood offers her advice for how to successfully discuss the birds and
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With Halloween right around the corner, it’s not uncommon for young children to become scared more often than normal. Dr. Dehra Harris, a Pediatric Psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, gives advice on how to remove fear from your child’s mind. If your child is afraid of loud noises or has a
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Which “C” is most Challenging for You? Comment below with… Chaos – rushed routines, busy schedule, survival mode Conflict – sibling rivalry, power struggles, marital stress Clutter – piles of laundry, never-ending cleanup, mess! Clinginess – over-dependent, needy children, feeling touched out Confusion – out of touch with your intuition, no clear vision, fear The
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At the start of the school year, Lonnie Starling was struggling with her eight-year-old son’s behaviour. Another kid at school was being mean to him, and he was acting out at home by throwing tantrums, pushing, shoving and kicking. The Calgary mom remembered that using positive reinforcement—that is, focusing on the positive things he was doing, rather
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Learn how to play dreidel, the classic Hanukkah game, in four easy steps. Bonus: The reason we play dreidel in the first place! Playing dreidel is a traditional game for kids and adults to play at Hanukkah, an annual holiday celebrated by Jewish people in late November or December (but please, don’t call it Jewish
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Shake off the winter blues and try any of these fun, spring activities that will have you and the kiddos enjoying the fresh air. Photo Gallery 50 fun, free spring activities 1 / 50 Photo: iStockphoto 1. Blow bubbles Stay in touch Subscribe to Today’s Parent’s daily newsletter for our best parenting news, tips, essays
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Whoever said “getting there is half the fun” apparently has never been stuck in traffic with hangry kids. Long car rides can be hell on wheels. But they can also—with the right tricks, tips and snacks—be the stuff of happy memories. 1. Write out a to-do list As well as noting everything you need to pack
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John Wishom, public safety officer, reflects on what it means to him to be a guardian of childhood. St. Louis Children’s Hospital not only serves the children of St. Louis, but children all across the world. SLCH has served patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. John goes the extra mile to
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge And ❤ share this video with 10 friends (https://youtu.be/2Vmo1m_JJRg) The Parenting Junkie shares the benefits of creating a messy zone in your play space, and how learning through play will benefit children (and their parents!) With sensory activities and messy play ideas GALORE! Move Over Corona, there’s a
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