There are many benefits of strength training. Not only can it improve motor skill performance, speed, and power. Strength training can also reduce the risk of injury. It is important that children build up enough muscle to be able to keep up with increasing training demands in modern-day sports.
In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic and children returning to school, many children are feeling anxious about having to wear a mask for long periods of time while at school or out in the community. Here are a few tips for parents to help make their children feel more comfortable about our “new norm” of mask-wearing.
Studies have shown that children with longer screen time are at considerable risk of developing obesity at a young age, unhealthy eating habits, weak social skills, behavioural problems, sleep disturbance and lower academic performance. Here are my top strategies for lowering screen time with your kids.
Are your baby's gums tender and swollen? Is your baby drooling more, chewing on everything and seeming to be more cranky with disrupted sleep and eating patterns? Here are some great tips on making teething easier for your baby.
How long should a breastfeed be? Typically breastfeeds are between 10 minutes and 40 minutes - if breastfeeds are any longer or shorter than this range, there is often a breastfeeding problem and mom is usually experiencing a number of other concerns as well.
(Video Inside) Pediatrician Dr. Dina Kulik is sharing her tips on what to look for if your child experiences a head injury, or fall.