Infections, Diseases and Booboos

The ABCs of over-the-counter medication

The ABCs of over-the-counter medication

Just because drugs are sold over-the-counter doesn’t mean that they are harmless. Here’s a little guide to help you heal your child safely this flu season.

September 21, 2020
Ear infections, antibiotics, and prevention

Ear infections, antibiotics, and prevention

Becoming a parent also means being acquainted with several small infections encountered during our own childhood. Ear infections are numerous and can leave you having lots of questions. We try to respond to the most frequent ones.

January 20, 2020
Beware of heat stroke!

Beware of heat stroke!

Heat strokes occur more often in babies and elderlies. Because it can be life-threatening, it must be treated quickly.

July 16, 2018
Prevent dehydration in children

Prevent dehydration in children

During the summer, children spend a lot if time outside. So before sending them out, here are some simple tips to prevent dehydration.

June 27, 2016
Ear infections

Ear infections

With cold and flu season on the way, it is time to prepare for ear infections! As a matter of fact, ear infections frequently follow a viral infection of some sort.

November 19, 2012
Meningitis

Meningitis

The name itself is scary. But the vaccine can keep bacterial meningitis at bay and viral meningitis often goes away without treatment.

February 24, 2012
Fever

Fever

Fever in itself is not a disease. It is a symptom resulting from a disease, most often from an infection such as the flu or another childhood disease.

August 29, 2011
When should you go to the emergency room?

When should you go to the emergency room?

Big scratches? Little accident? Fever? Suspicious spots? Sure, your child is not well but should you go to the emergency room? Motherforlife helps you decide whether or not you should go.

August 22, 2011
Frostbites

Frostbites

Did you know that you should never rub a frostbite, nor put it in snow or water (cold or hot)? When it's as cold as it’s been recently, we all need advice!

January 25, 2011

This week
7 ideas for Halloween

Halloween is surely already a must for your family, but there's no harm in adopting new traditions! Here are 7 original Halloween idea's to spruce it up this year!

Halloween dishes: 13 spooky recipes

Do you want to make this Halloween week eerie even during your meals? Here are 13 Halloween dishes for you and your children!

Halloween safety tips

On Halloween night, streets are filled with enthusiastic and excited children who want to collect as much candy as possible. You have to think about security (even more than usual this year) because they certainly won’t!

10 ways to prepare vegetables

Your kids are not big fans of vegetables and you don’t know how to prepare them so that they will eat them? Here are 10 ways to prepare vegetables that are tasty for the whole family!