Understanding the Challenges of Children’s Mental Health

Understanding the Challenges of Children’s Mental Health Mental health issues have gained attention in the media recently, and surprising new information is revealing that mental disorders in children are more common. It is estimated that at least one-fourth of children and teens will encounter some kind of mental disorder within a year, and about one-third of these age groups will experience a form of mental disorder throughout there life. With … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Yourself for Surgery

Having an operation can be a very frightening experience, whether it’s for yourself, a parent whose child needs surgery, a loved one who requires an operation. It’s important to prepare yourself both mentally and physically for the experience of surgery, and any positive steps you take can help you deal with the situation and hopefully promote a quicker recovery. Find Out All the Information You Can The majority of fear can come from … [Read more...]

How to Bond With Your Baby After a Traumatic Birth 

There is an assumption that there is an automatic and magical bond between every mother and her baby, but bonding issues are more common than we realize. This does not mean that the mother does not love their child or wish to do everything possible to care for them. We are all unique individuals and every birth is different, so it’s unrealistic to presume that all mother-baby relationships will be the same. It’s particularly common for mothers to … [Read more...]

Family Issues that Could Impact Your Child’s Health 

Common family issues could severely impact both your child’s emotional and physical health, leaving them susceptible to long-term conditions throughout their lives. Although these issues are common and mostly unavoidable, you can take action to prevent any lasting impact on your child’s wellbeing and outlook on life while the experience is happening.   Divorce or Separation  Although growing up in a happy and stable home can have positive … [Read more...]

How to Tell if Your Child is Faking Sick (And What to Do About It) 

It is perfectly natural for kids to want to play hooky. We can remember what it was like at their age--and even now, having to go to work! School can be a tedious chore for a growing child’s active mind. When it concerns persistent or mature children, the task of discerning when and how to address a child’s plea to stay home from school or another activity can be tricky. Parents of young children especially need to be on the look out for signs … [Read more...]

The Essential Guide To Looking After A Sick Child

Being a responsible parent, you want to keep your children safe and keep them away from any bugs that is going around. However being young also means an immature immune system. This means that some kids tend to pick up every cold and sickness bug that’s doing the rounds. They might pick it up from a pal on a play date, at nursery or even from a family member. Most bugs can be managed at home. Read on to find out how you can make your little … [Read more...]

Quick Tips to Caring for Your Familly When the Whole House is Sick

You get a call from the school to come to pick up your child because they’re not feeling well. You call off from work and rush to grab them and get them better. Only a day later your other children and your spouse wake up with the same symptoms. You’re the last man standing and everyone needs your love and care to get through. What in the world is a mom to do? This happens to women a lot. Kids tend to get sick and like to share with the rest … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Skin Hydrated During the Summer 

Summer means longer, lighter days, the much-anticipated arrival of vacations that we've been looking forward to all year long, and the opportunity to finally get a suntan after looking whiter than a vampire for the most of the year so far. That said, the summer months are not always best friends with our skin.  The heat and the humidity can dry your skin out in any case and if you factor in all of the additional showers you will be taking … [Read more...]

Scared over a possible 2nd nose job screw-up? Here’s what you can do 

Revision rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging of all surgeries to get right. Often, you’ll find it takes precise surgical skills to correct the mistakes previous surgeons failed to get right the first time. So, if you are reading this now and feeling concerned or even scared at the prospect of undergoing revision rhinoplasty only to be disappointed a second time, you are not alone.  Patient data indicates your choice of surgeon is … [Read more...]

Health and Wellness Gadgets, Appliances, and Devices to Add to Your Home

Being in good health and living a healthy lifestyle starts at home. You spend a lot of time in your house. It’s essentially where you eat, sleep, take a bath, spend quality time, and relax every day. With the right incorporation of technology in the home, your ability to live a healthy life is, therefore, greatly advanced.  There are a ton of gadgets, appliances, and devices for the home but those that can improve your health and wellbeing are … [Read more...]