• How To Get Your Baby Sleeping Through The Night

    How is the baby sleeping through the night? That must be one of the most common questions new parents hear. It’s a question that comes from well-intentioned friends, strangers, and even your child’s healthcare provider. Baby girl is 4 months old now, and I still get asked “are you getting any sleep?” or any of other forms of that question, multiple times a week. I answer, “she sleeps great”.  That is an honest answer. She…

  • Fever in Children and How to Treat it Naturally

    The majority of children will develop a fever at some point during their childhood. In this post, I’ll discuss various causes of fever in chidren, types of fevers in children, when the fever should cause concern, when to treat the fever, and natural ways to reduce the fever.  Definition A fever is any rise in normal body temperature. Normal body temperature is typically 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However,  an elevated temperature is not considered clinically significant…

  • How To Manage Baby Drool

    Many parents report that their babies begin to drool around three months of age. At this time your baby may also begin to blow bubbles with their excess saliva. In this article, you’ll learn why your baby is drooling, when you need to see a healthcare provider because of the drool, tips for managing the drool plus any drool rash, and when to expect the drooling to stop.  Why Is My Baby Drooling? You may…

  • Choosing A Pediatrician: Plus 8 Questions You Will Want To Ask

    The person that you choose to provide healthcare for your child is an important person. This individual plays a crucial role in your child’s health. They will get to know your child very well in those first few years. Babies have many visits during their first 3 years of life. You can expect to take your child for an exam when they are first born, at 2 weeks, at 1 month, at 2 months, 4…

  • The Benefits of Storytime for Kids

    Have you been skipping out on taking your children to the local story time? Are you so busy at night, with dinner, baths, and then rushing for bedtime, that you’re skipping reading a bedtime book? I get it. Really I do. When A was little, we were at story time multiple days a week and almost every night I was reading one of his many books to him. Then he got older. He got a…