Chiropractic has traditionally been associated with adults who suffer from bad backs. However, most kids don’t fall into this category, but according to the National Health Statistics, the use of Chiropractic for kids ranks number one against other complementary forms of healthcare (1). So the question begs, what is the Chiropractor’s objective of care with […]
A common question we get in practice is, “Is it important for my baby to crawl?” The quick and easy answer is yes. But why? Crawling provides many great experiences for your child and helps develop strength in other areas. Crawling is the first and longest period of time that your baby will be putting
For a little backstory: we have two children, who both had tongue ties. When our first was born and nursing did not start off well, I quickly learned about tongue ties and found out my daughter had one. After the release by a doctor in Cambridge, nursing immediately got better. (you can read more about
Prior to this pandemic, our children always ran errands with us. Then the world turned upside down and suddenly our children did not leave the house for months. Yes, we took them outside or walked around our neighborhood, but like many other families, they did not enter a store, business or recreation center for many,
The teenage years — a period of time when your child starts to experiment more, push more boundaries and make ‘weird’ decisions, which ultimately makes us question if we have completely messed up this parenting thing… Both, Dr Thom and I are currently in the toddler phase which has its own challenges (what phase of
Everyday I am awestruck by how amazing it is that my children started out as a wee baby and with no external help have learned to roll, sit, crawl and walk all by themselves. The innate wisdom in their bodies of knowing how to do these extremely difficult tasks is beyond my comprehension To contrast,
What is going on with my baby?
Have you ever had this thought, ‘What happened to my baby, why are they so fussy!?’ I know I sure have.
It may go something like this…My perfect happy, smiley baby goes to sleep and up wakes an extremely fussy, whiny baby. What happened??
Have you ever thought about how much of your day revolves around looking at a screen? This would be including your computer, iPad or tablet, phone and TV. They are everywhere we look – schools, shops, gas stations, airports, libraries and restaurants. The debate about screen use for kids (and ourselves) has been raging for
The Christmas season is here! Decorations are going up everywhere we look. Christmas music is now playing on the radio and many of you have starting baking your hearts out creating delicious treats for your families (and maybe a couple for yourself). Now a few of you may already be done buying all the gifts
Sunscreen use has risen in past decades but the problem is that not all sunscreens are created equal and in some cases, it can be harmful. Here is why: There are two ways that sunscreen can protect the skin from sun damage – with a mineral barrier or a chemical one.