Understanding Gestational Diabetes: An Introduction

How To Help Your ADHD Child

The amount of ADHD cases in children are on the rise. Right now it is said that between 5-11% of children have this condition. Since it is something that your child might encounter, you need to be ready and able to deal with it. These tips will help you figure out if you have a child with ADHD, and what you should do next. 1. Know what signs point toward your child having ADHD   Read More...

Hearing Tests Are A Part Of Your Child's Speech Therapy

When a parent learns that their son or daughter might need speech therapy, they are sometimes confused about the hearing screenings that often accompany the diagnosis. While it's easy to overlook, there is a very close connection between what a person hears and how they speak. Letter and Word Sounds When parents first teach their children to read, they go about the process by first teaching the child how to sound out letters and then by showing the child how to sound out letter combinations.   Read More...

Diagnosing And Treating Headaches

Headaches are a common problem anyone may face. When headaches become ongoing or severe, determining the type of headache and finding a treatment can give you more good days and help you get back to normal. Symptoms It is important to describe all symptoms that accompany your headaches and any other information that might be helpful in making a diagnosis. For example, some descriptions of the pain and location of the headache may differentiate one type of headache from another.   Read More...

Dealing With Scoliosis: Tips, Tricks, And Information You Need To Know

Scoliosis is a term applied to a curvature of the spine. Approximately 3 to 5 out of every 1,000 people are affected by scoliosis. Also, females are more likely to develop this condition in comparison to boys at a rate of 2 to 1. Scoliosis can cause discomfort and back pain, which is why it is so important to know how to reduce the back pain associated with this condition.   Read More...

What Parents Should Know About Homeschool And Immunizations

As a homeschool parent, there are certain aspects of the process that you may not be aware of. For example, depending your state, you may have to notify the Department of Education only once per year of your child's homeschool enrollment or once per academic career. Another aspect of homeschooling and how it is different from public school deals with immunization and records. Here are a few things every parent should know about homeschool and child immunizations.   Read More...