Mother’s Day is a special time to celebrate moms and all they do throughout the year for their kids. To honor the moms we see every day, we’re sharing six heartwarming stories from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin that illustrate some of the ways moms support and care for their Continue reading →
As a licensed psychologist and mother of three, I have been hearing and reading a lot about the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.”
The series depicts a teenage sexual assault, bullying and suicide. While it’s very popular among teens and adults, many parents and health care professionals (including The Society of Continue reading →
As parents, you have an endless list of tasks to do, from cleaning the bathrooms and preparing meals to taking out the garbage and unloading the dishwasher. What you may not realize, though, Continue reading →
With baseball season in full swing — and all the sun, warm breezes and tailgating that comes with it — Miller Park promises to be a popular destination for parents and kids all summer long. Win or lose, baseball games are a great family activity. That said, there are some potential hazards Continue reading →
This is a great question that comes up a lot. Everyone has heard of tonsils, but very few people actually know what they are or what they do.
The tonsils are small balls of tissue on either side of the back of the throat. They are made of lymphatic tissue and their primary role is fighting infection. This role is especially important in Continue reading →
When I was a kid, I remember covering my hands in Elmer’s glue, waiting for it to dry and then peeling it off. Simpler times, I suppose. But it seems that Elmer’s glue is popular with kids again for Continue reading →
Keep the Wisconsin Poison Center phone number handy. Accidental poisoning can occur anywhere — at home, at a family member’s house, in the park, at the mall — wherever you travel. One Continue reading →
Welcome to parenthood! Very simply put, your life will never be the same. I don’t think you can fully explain, or even really comprehend, what it is like to be a new parent until it happens to you. It’s as if you didn’t realize your heart could be so full, until you hold your firstborn. In that one moment Continue reading →
Potty training is a huge developmental milestone for children. Unfortunately, for many parents, it’s often an incredibly frustrating experience. But it doesn’t have to be!
The main reason potty training can be such a difficult process is because parents are starting before their child is ready. On average, kids are ready for potty training between 2-4 years old Continue reading →