Dealing with our child’s first illness…

We seemed to wait longer than most for our daughter to get her first real illness. Two doctors (my wife and I) – we figured we’d be fine, but we somewhat underestimated things.

At about 5 months old she picked … Read More

How can you support a child of expat parents? Pay attention to their particular challenges and difficulties.


According to Lia Younes, London-based child psychotherapist, living in a world of cross-cultural transitions and high mobility plays a large role in shaping a child’s life. There are two most common and significant challenges faced by the expat child: unresolved … Read More

How can you spot a melanoma ?


Melanoma has a variety of clinical presentations with different histological features.

This is important to recognise it:

  • The most common form is the superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) which in its early stages will be a flat lesion often originating from
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When and why does a child have to visit the dentist?

 



I can be necessary to see the dentist if the permanent teeth are slow to appear (more than 2 years). But Ideally, the child need to see the dentist around 4 years old. But the sooner the child see … Read More