Written By: Julie Cunningham, R.D.

Parenting is the hardest job in the world. When you’ve got a picky preschooler, it can feel like every meal is a new battle, and you’re losing the war. What can you do to get back to peaceful dinners, and how do you know when your child’s picky eating is something you need to address?

By Dr. Elizabeth Williams, Psychologist and Behavioral Health Consultant

“I want to go back to school!!!”
Any other parents amazed to hear these words coming from your children’s mouths?  Virtual schooling can be challenging for kids, teens, and families. Here are a few ideas to help it go easier.

If your child suffers from seasonal allergies, you’re probably very familiar with the symptoms: runny nose, itchy eyes, a sore throat, a chronic cough, and dark under-eye circles. Allergies can increase the risk of sinus and ear infections, and negatively affect a child’s sleep, performance in school, and even behavior.

What can you do to minimize your little one’s suffering?

Winter is almost over, and many of us are beginning to dream about a spring or summer vacation. We all know that vacations are a good way to de-stress from everyday life — but did you know that taking time away could improve the overall development of your child? Here’s how:

winter activities boost immune system

That's right winter wonderland lovers! Running around with Frosty and his corncob pipe are actually immune system boosters.