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

Itchy, Sneezy, Wheezy: Allergy season is upon us

 

Allergy season is most definitely upon us (unless, that is, you’re someone who suffers from them all year round). It’s about this time of year that I start to see a surge in people seeking help for their allergies, … Read More

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 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