Parenthood is an incredible gift. But you must agree that parenting might be the toughest responsibility in the world. New parents who are giddy with excitement to welcome their baby must prepare for the upcoming journey. Preparing your mind for the new shift in life will surely give you some unwanted stress. There is no
Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge The Parenting Junkie illustrates what independent play is. How can we facilitate independent play? Often we inhibit it by doing the exact things we are recommended to do to encourage independent play. In this video you’ll learn how to encourage independent play and how to encourage your child
St. Louis Children’s Hospital orthopedic technician, Marlon Beverly, shares tips and tricks for showering and bathing with a cast or splint. Marlon demonstrates how to properly wrap a cast or splint prior to showering and bathing while also explaining how to safely enter and exit a bathtub. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stlchildrens Follow us on
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 16 2020 Research findings from Aarhus University and the Central Denmark Region’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre show that quality of life is poorer for preschool children with ADHD compared to children from the control population. But the children’s quality of life can be significantly improved using treatment without medication.
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. A beautiful growing baby, in the perfect nursery, dreaming sweetly. That is what every parent wants. However, despite these things, parents worry about their little bundle of joy while they sleep. We stay up frantically checking on them even though
The good news is Canadians are way better informed than we were six months ago on how to slow the spread of the coronavirus: practise physical distancing, wear a mask, avoid large crowds, wash your hands. The bad news we can all now see: Canada’s daily number of COVID-19 cases is on the rise again.
Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge RIE Parenting: Why I Love this Respectful Parenting Approach! The Parenting Junkie loves the RIE philosophy even if not every part of it works for her family. RIE was originally coined by Magda Gerber. It is based on Magda Gerber’s teachings which are inspired by her work with
Calm parenting is easier said than done. In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to help you stop escalating your punishments and start seeing results. We’ve all been there – your consequences keep growing in intensity but you still feel like your child doesn’t care. The reason we’re usually
With the hottest summer days behind us, autumn presents the opportunity to layer our homes, add in darker solid colors, and build on a variety of kid-friendly textures. For me, transitioning your home into fall is one of the most rewarding switches in a seasonal calendar. But when you’re managing a household, working full-time or
While earlier studies have shown the significance of serological testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in pregnant women, their partners have largely been excluded. Now, a new Danish study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in September 2020 reports the impact of serologic testing in both pregnant women and their partners, as
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Ever curious why some children are natural extroverts and ready to jump on the stage, and some are introverts and prefer to watch or observe? One child may be so upset about a lower grade on an assignment in school
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 17 2020 Children who take oral steroids to treat asthma or autoimmune diseases have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and blood clots, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, which was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, examined the records of more than 933,000 US children from
Kate and Vicky talk about the best ways to exercise after you have given birth.
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Many new and expectant mothers are beaming with excitement and joy as they prepare to welcome their new bundle of joy into the world. However, it is common for some expectant mothers to experience high levels of anxiety and even become depressed before or after childbirth. Here are some of the most common symptoms of
Taking care of a newborn inevitably leads to less sleep which can significantly affect our mental health, but it’s easy for a lack of rest to evolve into postpartum insomnia. Insomnia is a heightened complication in our sleep functioning that may require the help of a medical professional. Juggling the extreme changes your body and
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 17 2020 Children who experience neglect are seven times more likely than other abuse victims to have a teen pregnancy say University of Queensland researchers. A study of the long-term impact of child abuse and neglect found that neglect was one of the most severe types of maltreatment when compared
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