Infections, Diseases and Booboos

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 15, 2021
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
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
10 things to do on a day off

Are you home during the kids' school break and you’re not sure what to do to fill all this wonderful free time? Here are some ideas for fun activities for the whole family!

What to do at home during Spring Break

We are always wishing for more time to spend as a family and Spring Break is the perfect occasion to indulge! Here are some ideas of activities you can do together to have fun!

Spring break for the little and big kids!

Spring break is a rallying point for all ages! It’s the perfect opportunity to organize activities and getaways with family or friends.

Creating consequences, hard but necessary!

Enforcing rules is by far one of the hardest things we do as parents, especially with teens.