Why Play is so Important For kids

“Dr. Linda, my 9-year-old complains that he doesn’t get to play enough. I want him to stop wasting time on playing and to focus on his studies so he does well in school. What do you think?  Is play important? I know this answer may surprise you but my recommendation...
Take Care of Yourself After Delivery- Part One

Take Care of Yourself After Delivery- Part One

How To Take Care of Yourself After Delivery Part One “Dr. Linda, since I had my new baby a week ago, I feel tired and stressed out all the time. Is there something wrong with me?” Everything you’re feeling is natural after delivery. There are...
Prevent Baby’s First Cold

Prevent Baby’s First Cold

This article has also been published on 360Moms “Dr. Linda, last year my toddler caught a cold in October and kept it all winter. Now I have a newborn, is there anything I can do to prevent baby’s first cold ?” There are two main ways to prevent baby’s...
4 ways to help your child deal with anxiety naturally

4 ways to help your child deal with anxiety naturally

“Dr. Linda. Are there natural ways to help my child deal with her anxiety naturally?” Last week’s blog talks about the causes of anxiety and how to recognize those symptoms in kids. If you have recognized symptoms of anxiety in your child, finding...
Is my child overly anxious?

Is my child overly anxious?

What is anxiety? Stress is when children are worried or uncomfortable about something. In small doses, stress can be helpful, such as the stress children feel when they learn to ride a bike or how to swim. Anxiety, on the other hand, is when these worries interfere...