Dealing With Separation Anxiety at Daycare 

Separation anxiety usually rears its ugly head for the first time at daycare.  If your child is suddenly very anxious when you drop them off at daycare or even when you are getting them ready to go to daycare, you may find yourself confused and unsure of how to respond.  Separation anxiety is difficult for … Read more

How To Treat Ant Bites In A Toddler

Fire ants found their way to North America via a ship traveling from South America. When the ship reached the US these fire ants found a new home and have been migrating across the country since then. Fire ant bites may not seem like a big deal, however the venom can actually be life threatening … Read more

At What Age Should I Take My Toddler To The Dentist?

Teaching your toddler excellent oral hygiene at an early age includes regular visits to the dentist. It is important to visit the dentist twice per year for checkups and cleanings. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that toddlers as young as 12 months visit the dentist. This is more to determine that all is well … Read more

My Toddler Is Constipated.  What Can I Do To Help?

A constipated toddler is frustrating to parents who wonder what they can do to resolve the situation. Luckily, most of the time the problem with constipation in toddlers is related to diet. This means you can focus on what she is eating and drinking to help resolve the problem naturally. Of course, it probably won’t … Read more

How To Put Drops In Toddler’s Eye

At some point in time your toddler will likely need eye drops. And, you will be the one responsible for administering them. Most toddlers will not willingly sit still and let you open up their eye to put eye drops in. By nature, toddlers are not still and they are scared of the drops in … Read more