You’ve spent the last several weeks preparing your little one for preschool. But while he’s ready for his first adventures as a school kid, are you ready for this change? Preschoolers aren’t the only ones who suffer from separation anxiety. For many parents of preschoolers, it’s the first time they are letting their child out […]
You’ve spent the summer helping your teen gear up for college — purchasing dorm necessities, registering for classes and buying books. Your teen is ready for the next chapter of their life, but are you ready for this life-altering change? It’s perfectly natural for parents to feel anxiety as kids prepare to leave the nest […]
Summer fun means more time outside, which means more exposure to ticks. This season runs from May-October, and for many parents can cause anxiety. How do you protect your child from ticks? What do you if your child is bitten? Dr. Natalie Jedacek answers some common questions about tick exposure. “Ticks can look like black […]
Although not technically “the flu,” viral gastroenteritis – better known as “stomach flu” – is no stranger to families with school-age children. In this Children’s Channel video, Natalie Jedacek, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Medina office, shares what parents can do to ease their little one’s discomfort.